This shad fly is part of The Pfeiffer Collection.
This is the seventh of eleven California shad flies in the collection originally found in the booklet How to Catch, Bone and Cook a Shad produced by the California Department of Fish and Game.
California Shad Fly #7 Pattern:
Hook: Size 4
Thread: Red Danville’s Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: White Saddle Hackle Fibers
Butt: Red Chenille
Body: Silver Oval Tinsel
Throat: White Saddle Hackle Fibers
Collar: Red Chenille