A Jurij (Yuri) Shumakov Fly from his Kola Collection
|Name ||Litza Blue |
|Category ||Atlantic Salmon |
|Tube ||Eppendorf plastic lab tippet, 1 inch |
|Tag ||French gold oval tinsel |
|Tail ||Yellow SLF Hank |
|Butt ||Chinese red Uni-stretch floss |
|Body ||Rear half: blue Lagartun French mini-flat braid; front half: blue SLF dubbing |
|Rib ||French gold oval tinsel |
|Body Hackle ||On front half: cock dyed in ice blue |
|Wing||Pearl Mirage flashabou; small bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed in red; red, ocean blue and silver holo angel hair; small bunch of Serebrjanka fur dyed in ice blue; ocean blue and silver holo angel hair; bunch of polar fox tail fur dyed in black; over the wing a few barbs from peacock feather |
|Flanks ||Fine long Grizzly cock feather |
|Cheeks ||Jungle cock |
This amazing Tube Fly is the creation of Contributing Fly Tyer, Jurij (Yuri)Shumakov. You can see more of Yuri's flies at The Flies of Jurij (Yuri)Shumakov. See his notes about this fly below.
YURI'S NOTES: Like the Blue Weasel , one of popular modern blue theme in fly-tying used for fresh runners in Norway and Northern coast of Kola Peninsula at the beginning of season. Works best on stretches near mouth of rivers.
For information about the tubes Yuri uses to tie his flies and for more of his patterns, read his article in the Rackelhanen Flyfishing Magazine.