Gray Hackle Peacock

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Gray Hackle Peacock

Postby Roadkill » Sat Apr 28, 2018 10:21 am

A go to pattern for me for over 50 years.

ImageIMGP1596 by William Lovelace, on Flickr


Hook- Dai Riki 070 #14 with Black thread
Tail- Red Hackle fibers
Body- Peacock Herl
Hackle- Grizzly
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Re: Gray Hackle Peacock

Postby tie2fish » Sun Apr 29, 2018 6:48 am

Seems like the combination of peacock and barred hackle has "it" as far as the fish are concerned. Thanks for sharing your version, Bill.
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Re: Gray Hackle Peacock

Postby fly_fischa » Mon Apr 30, 2018 12:27 am

interesting combination of materials, no wonder it works well. I like the use of red hackle fibres for the tai, will have to tie a few of these. Thanks for sharing... K
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Re: Gray Hackle Peacock

Postby Tom Smithwick » Mon Apr 30, 2018 7:47 am

Don't overlook this as a midge pattern in size 20-22 fished just under the surface. It will fool some tough fish sometimes.
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