Stoat’s Tail, why not?

One of the first salmon flies I ever tried. The second, in fact. Thanks to FishDee for this.

I say tried. Also tied. I tied a Blue Charm and a Stoat’s Tail at my first salmon fly tying session. Two days later I’d caught my first salmon – albeit on the Blue Charm not the ST. The year was 1981..

Stoat’s Tail- Cooper Tail: golden pheasant crest Tag: oval silver Body: black floss with oval silver rib Wing: black hair Hackle: pinch of black cock or hen Yellow Stoat 1/4″ – 1/2″ yellow electrical flex Pinch of Stoat’s tail above and below The Stoat’s Tail in its various guises is the quintessential hairwing salmon […]

via A Fly To Try This Month- Stoat’s Tail — FishDee

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Born to fish forced to work and fish
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