Beau Back Chironomid
Text and Photos by Stephen Chatterton
|Hook||#12 - #16 curved pattern|
|Tail||3 or 4 ginger cock hackle fibres|
|Bib||Ginger cock hackles|
When Chironomids are emerging they emerge in large numbers and there are plenty of choices for the fish. Casting speed and accuracy are as essential as an appropriate fly. This is an old recipe that I think has its origins in Ireland.
a) Starting at the eye wind the thread in touching
turns half way round the bend of the hook.
a) Tie in about 5 or 6 cock hackle fibres as a bib.