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|Name || Silver Prawn |
|Category ||Salmon/Steelhead |
|Tube ||3 mm white FlexTube with hard plastic insert (1.5 MM) inserted in the front to create a smaller head |
|Thread || White 6/0 |
|Tail || 2 Heron Feathers (tan) - one laid on tope of tube, the other on the bottom |
|Body || Large pearlescent cactus chenille |
|Eyes ||Two (on either side) orange seed beads tied on 30lb monofilament |
|Wing ||From bottom - one large grizzly saddle feather, then silver pheasant breast, then grizzly saddle, then silver pheasant breast again |
|Throat || One tan heron feather tied in on the bottom of the tube |
Silver Prawn was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Stuart Anderson, owner and operator of Adipos Flytying and The Canadian Tube Fly Company.
You can read about Stuart and see many more of his fine tube flies, as well as other creations, by visiting The Flies of Stuart Anderson.