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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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.
Tie an orange marabou feather by its tip.
Wrap the marabou feather along the hook shank.
Tie some flashabou strips on each side.
Tie the red marabou feather, by its tip as well.
Wrap it along the hook shank.
Tie the purple feather by its tip.
Wrap the purple feather shaping it as a collar. Whip finish and cement.