Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Cumming's Experiment (a variation of the Cumming's Special)
Tied By Scott Howell

Cumming's Experiment, Tied By Scott Howell
Name Cumming's Experiment
Category Steelhead
Hook Partridge CS10/1 Bartleet Traditional Size #2
Tag/Tip Fine Silver Oval Tinsel and medium Pearl Mylar Tinsel
Tail Red-dyed Golden Pheasant Crest
Body 1/2 HareLine Fl/Fire Orange Krystal Flash, 1/2 HareLine Claret STS Trilobal Dubbing
Rib Small Oval Silver Tinsel
Collar Claret Hen Hackle
Wing Natural Fox Squirrel Tail accented with sparse Red Lite-Brite
HeadDanville un-waxed 6/0 Red Flymaster thread

"Cumming's Experiment" is a wonderful variation of the famed Northwest fly, Cummings Special, originated by Ward Cummings in the 1930's. You can see more of Scott Howell's flies at The Flies of Scott Howell.