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Four Eyes Variation (Rossman)
( From Paul Schmookler's Rare and Unusual Fly Tying Materials: A Natural History )
Dressed by Mike Boyer

Four Eyes Variation

Tag: Oval Silver Tinsel and Yellow, Orange, and Purple Seals Fur Ribbed with Oval Silver Tinsel.

Tail: Metallic Turkey Body Feather and Small Feather from Unknown Bird

Butt: Black Ostrich Herl

Body: 1st Half Olive Floss Ribbed With Flat Copper Followed by Oval Copper Tinsel; Butted with 2 pair Grey Peacock Pheasant Feathers and Black Ostrich herl; 2nd Half Red-orange Floss Ribbed with Peacock herl and Oval Silver Tinsel; Butted With 2 Pairs Satyr Tragopan Neck Feathers

Wings: Married Sections of Red-orange, Yellow, and Black Dyed White Turkey and Speckled Bustard

Cheeks: Young Peacock Neck Feather

Head: Black

Four Eyes Variation was tied by Contributing Fly Tyer, Mike Boyer, who was the second tyer to start contributing his flies to Salmonfly.Net. His contributions began in 1998.

You can read about Mike and see many more of his flies by visiting The Flies of Mike Boyer.

 

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