Nick's Night Mare
Hook: Alec Jackson Spey (Daiichi 2051) or Partridge CS10/1 - Sizes #7 through #2
Tag: Fine Gold Oval Tinsel
Body: Medium Flat Gold Tinsel
Thorax: Davy Wotton SLF (Poul Jorgensen Signature Series) Fire Orange (#20) Dubbing
Collar: Purple Hen Hackle
Wing: Asian Squirrel Tail over sparse HareLine Peacock Green Ice Wing Fiber
Head: Bennechi's 12/0 'Lilac' Thread
"Night Mare" was tied by the late Scott Howell.
Scotty's Notes: This beautiful Steelhead fly was designed by Larry Nicholas of Troutdale, OR. Nick's Night Mare is one several examples of his elegant work featured in the FFF Fly Pattern Encyclopedia and recently in FlyFish America magazine.
You can read about Scotty and see many more of his flies on his page on this site, Scotty Howell Flies.