Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide

Mirage, a Ken Sawada Pattern
Tied By Brian Ebert

Mirage, a Ken Sawada Pattern, Tied by Brian Ebert
Name Mirage
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Small silver oval tinsel and Blue silk.
Tail Golden Pheasant crest veiled by Eurasian Jay.
Butt Black Ostritch herl.
Body Black silk ribbed with medium Gold oval tinsel, Blue silk, Silver oval tinsel and a Black hackle from second turn of rib.
Wing Underwing of two pairs of Junglecock. Main wing of bright Blue Turkey tail, Amherst tail, Purple Turkey tail and a topping.
Throat Blue dyed Silver Pheasant.
Sides Rosella Parrot.
Cheek Kingfisher.
Horns Scarlet Macaw.
Head Black

This Ken Sawada pattern was tied by Chicago area fly fisherman and tyer Brian Ebert. Brian is the newest contributing fly tyer for Salmonfly.Net You can see more of his flies at The Flies of Brian Ebert.