7| Perch Fry
HOOK: Size 8 heavyweight wet fly THREAD: White TAIL: Red marabou and pearl Krystal Flash BODY: White deer hair coloured with marker pens EYES: 4mm lightweight dumb-bells FINS: Red and pearl Krystal Flash
PETER SAYS: Deer hair is one of the most popular materials when it comes to tying floating fry imitation s so it came as a surprise that Michael Po lin’ s entry was the only one that incorporated it. The pattern is actually a scaled down version of the Deer Hair Perch Fry and very nicely executed with a well shaped body that isn’ t too bulky. The pattern is set off by a tail formed from a pinch of red marabou trimmed to aV-shape.