Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide

Savannah Hunter (Paul Schmookler)

Tied by Brian Ebert

Savannah Hunter (Paul Schmookler), Tied by Brian Ebert
Name Savannah Hunter
Category Atlantic Salmon
Tag Fine silver oval tinsel and Purple silk.
Tail Golden Pheasant crest.
Butt Black Ostritch herl.
Body Rear half large oval silver tinsel veiled with Toucan sub terminated with black Ostritch herl. Front half fine silver tinsel ribbed with medium silver oval tinsel.
Throat Guinea fowl.
Wing Underwing of Amherst Pheasant tail. Main wing of married strips of black and yellow turkey tail.
Sides Indian Crow sub. (Oryx Weaver).
Cheeks Kingfisher.
Topping Two Golden Pheasant crests.
Topping Blue and Gold Macaw.

This Paul Schmookler pattern was tied by Chicago area fly fisherman and tyer Brian Ebert. You can see more fine examples of his work at The Flies of Brian Ebert.