The Royal Shad Fly

This shad fly is part of The Pfeiffer Collection.

This fly is more complicated than the typical shad fly I would chose to tie. That said, it is a very interesting looking fly and one that I enjoyed learning how to tie.

The Royal Shad Fly

The Royal Shad Fly Pattern:

Hook: Size 8, 4x long (I chose a 2x but would recommend a 4x)
Tail: Sparse Yellow Kip Tail
Butt: Red Chenille
Body: White Floss
Ribbing: Silver Tinsel
Collar: Red Chenille
Wing: Yellow Kip Tail
Head: Black

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