Tying the LA Fly

Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 1: Using figure eight wraps, attach small to medium dumbbell eyes. Photos by John Frazier
Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 2: Work your thread back to the bend of the hook and tie in a few strands of gold, red and green Flashabou.
Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 3: Cut three black saddle hackles the same length and tie in on the side of the shank, at the bend of the hook on the side opposite from you.
Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 4: Repeat step 3 but on the side of the shank closest to you.
Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 5: Tie in a couple black saddle hackles perpendicular to the hook point and palmer forward.
Tying the LA Fly
Tying the LA Fly
STEP 6: Palmar forward until you reach the point just behind the dumbbell eyes and whip finish. More than likely you will need several hackles to palmar up the shank.