Pearl Shad

Pearl Shad
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Pearl Shad
List of materials
Hook: TMC 9395 size 4Thread: GSP 100 DenierTail: White & Gray MarabouBody: Wapsi Medium Palmer ChenilleEyes: 3/16 Hologram

Step 1

Wrap a thread base to the bend and tie gray over white marabou tail.

Fly tying - Pearl Shad - Step 1

Step 2

Tie on palmer chenille and take thread to back of head.

Fly tying - Pearl Shad - Step 2

Step 3

Wrap chenille forward to back of head. Be sure to pull back fibers on each wrap.

Fly tying - Pearl Shad - Step 3

Step 4

Form head, whip finish and trim off thread. Trim body to desired shape.

Fly tying - Pearl Shad - Step 4

Step 5

Pantone top of fly gray and glue on eyes. I use Sally Hansens "Hard as Nails" for the eyes and head.For saltwater use Dai-Riki #930 hooks.

Fly tying - Pearl Shad - Step 5


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