Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide

The Green Highlander
Tied By Brian Ebert

The Green Highlander, Tied by Brian Ebert
Name The Green Highlander
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Fine silver oval tinsel
Tail Golden Pheasant veiled with Barred Wood duck.
Butt Black Ostritch Herl.
Body Yellow silk for rear one third. Green silk for front two thirds ribbed with medium silver oval tinsel and Green hackle.
Wing Underwing of Golden Pheasant tippet,main wing of Bustard, Yellow, Orange, Green Turkey tail. Florican and Amgold Pheasant. Bronze Mallard roof and a topping.
Throat Yellow Hackle
Sides Barred Wood duck, Teal flank and Junglecock.
Cheeks Indian Crow sub.
Head Black

This rendition of the Green Highlander was tied by Chicago area fly fisherman and tyer Brian Ebert. You can see more of his flies at The Flies of Brian Ebert.