Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Tying the Frenchie

The Frenchie

The Frenchie is a proven pattern both here and in Europe. Brought by the French during tournament fishing, it is to them what the Hot-spot Pheasant Tail has been for us. Tied in a myriad of colors, this version is by far the most effective on local waters for me.

Frenchie Recipe

Hook:  #14 Orvis Tactical Wide Gape
Thread:  Fluorescent Orange 70 Denier Ultra
Bead: Gold Tungsten
Tail:  Medium Pardo CDL
Rib:  Fine Gold Wire
Abdomen: Natural Pheasant Tail
Thorax:  Shrimp UV Ice-Dub

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