Category: Atlantic Salmon / Steelhead
Hook: Daiichi 7131 Double Salmon Hook, #6
Tag: Two turns flat gold
Body: Flat gold tinsel
Rib: Oval gold tinsel
Hackle: Hot orange hackle fibers or dyed squirrel, as throat
Wing: Green hair over yellow, squirrel or bucktail
Fast Eddie, from Trout and Salmon Flies of Scotland by Stan Headley was dressed by contributing fly tyer Monte Smith and is the one of a series of Scottish Doubles that he submitted for Salmonfly.Net readers. This colorful and enticing fly is one of those crossover flies that can be used for Atlantic Salmon and Steelhead.
You can see more of the flies tied by Monte Smith and many of his own designs on his page on this site, Monte Smith Flies.