Faltin's Thunder and Lightning
Category: Atlantic Salmon
Hook: Ken Sawada #6
Tag: Gold tinsel and yellow fluorescent stretch nylon
Tail: A couple straws of yellow ice bear and yellow angel hair and over the half tail some straws of red.
Butt: Black ostrich herl
Rib: Oval gold tinsel and mirage / coat the body after you have wrapped the mirage and gold tinsel
Body: Black stretch nylon
Hackle1: A deep orange hackle
Wing1: The first one is yellow ice bear but only a couple of straw and some angel hair
Hackle2: Blue guinea fowl
Wing2: Black Temple dog hair and over that some straw of peacock
Cheek: Jungle Cock
Head: Black with a small band of mirage
Faltin'sThunder and Lightning was tied by Swedish tyer Jan Faltin. You can see more of his flies on his page on this site, Jan Faltin Flies. See his notes below.
Notes: This one sparkles and flashes a lot in the water so the name thunder & lightning is appropriate.