Popsicle

The Popsicle was created by George Cook in the 80’s. It belongs to a group of patterns he created called the Alaskabou Series. Among this group are the Volcano and the Blue Moon. These are flies that have been designed with the same fly tying system and are meant for catching Pacific salmon and st View more...
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Popsicle
List of materials
MaterialsHook: TMC7999 or similar, sizes # 2/4/6.Thread: 3/0, black.Wing: orange marabou feather wrapped to the hook shank, with a red marabou feather over, also wrapped.Flash: pearl flashabou strips to each side.Hackle: rooster or pheasant feather, dyed purple.
Steps

Step 1

Tie an orange marabou feather by its tip.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 1

Step 2

Wrap the marabou feather along the hook shank.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 2

Step 3

Tie some flashabou strips on each side.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 3

Step 4

Tie the red marabou feather, by its tip as well.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 4

Step 5

Wrap it along the hook shank.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 5

Step 6

Tie the purple feather by its tip.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 6

Step 7

Wrap the purple feather shaping it as a collar. Whip finish and cement.

Fly tying - Popsicle - Step 7

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