Les Johnson Herring Fly (Johnson)
Category: Pacific Salmon/Salwater
Hook: Size 6 to 3/0, Long Shank
Tail: Unraveled strands of silver mylar piping
Body: Silver mylar piping over an underbody built up to be deep at the shoulder
Wing: Olive yellow over white bucktail with pearl Flashabou tied in along the sides
Throat: Orange hackle fibers
The pattern for this fly, came from the fine book by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter, Fly Fishing for Pacific Salmon. They write that it this is a simple herring imitation originated by Les Johnson.