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Papa Roach


Hook: 4X shank Gamakatsu, s11-4l-2h, #6 – 8. If a smaller pattern is needed, reduce shank length to 3X.
Thread: 6/0, olive.
Tail: Olive (or accent /attractor colour) mallard flank.
Feather tip (optional.)
Abdomen: Grizzly Zonker Strip (select Zonker Strips with short and dense hairs), olive.
Thorax/Underbody: Teased-out Super Brite dubbing, olive.
Overwing: Mallard flank feathers, olive, two on each side.
Head: Super Brite dubbing, olive, and fur cut from the Zonker Strip, blended together.
Legs: Fibres from prepared olive mallard flank feather coated with Fleximent.
Eyes: Large dragon eyes from Spirit River, black.


For the full text featuring this fly, refer to the August 2004 issue.


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