This shad fly is part of The Pfeiffer Collection.
This is the eighth 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 #8 Pattern:
Hook: Size 4
Thread: Danville’s Red Flat Waxed Nylon
Tail: Yellow Kip Tail
Butt: Red Chenille
Body: Silver Oval Tinsel
Throat: Yellow Kip Tail
Collar: Red Chenille