This shad fly is part of The Pfeiffer Collection.
The gentlemen in Maryland really know how to create good flies, and this is another beautiful one. I would love to get up there to fish the shad run with these classics!
Maryland Shad Fly #2 Pattern:
Hook: Size 10, 3x, 4x, or 6x long (I chose 3x)
Tail: Golden Pheasant Tippet
Body: White Chenille
Ribbing: Silver Tinsel
Wing: White hackle
Beard: White Hackle tied in wetfly style
Head: White with Red eyes