Mark E. Brown Flies
Originated by: Mark Brown
Hook: Mustad #6-4 Streamer
Thread: UNI-floss waxed nylon (Fire Red)
Tail: Orange and Brown Buck tail mixed, with everbright glow yarn, at this point tie in the ribbing fine wire (chartreuse)
Body: Danvilles four strand floss medium (Fire Red) under body, on this pattern I always use red under body because as the fly becomes water logged the fire red floss bleeds through. There’s something about the color red that Brown trout can’t seem to resist. Over the under body floss tie in Glow yarn, you will want to twist the yarn tight as you wind around the shank. Rap only ľ of the hook shank, we will want to save a lot of room for the head on this pattern. Pull the tag end of glow yarn back over the body, using the ribbing, secure at the tail.
Rib: Wind rib forward (5 turns only)
Wing: Buck tail (chartreuses) cut to 1.5 the length of the hook
Head: I weight the fly at the head portion of this pattern, whip finish with Fire Red Floss
This is a deadly pattern for Brown Trout on Great Lakes Tribs. In the early fall as the trout move up the river to spawn. I tie this pattern in almost every color offered in everbright glow yarn.
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