Bird Fur Spey Fly

October 22, 2020 - 1 minute read


Bird Fur is a tricky material to tie with, but once you get the hang of it the long wispy fibers can create some really cool, flowy flies. It comes in a ton of colors too! I’m really pumped with this muddler I tied over the weekend, hopefully a few steelhead like it in a couple weeks!

Shank: umpqua feather merchants U301, sz 2
Thread: UTC 140, fl chartreuse
Stinger: SSW needle point, sz 4 on chameleon 20
Rib: Ultra Wire, medium, fl chartreuse
Body: Bills Body Braid, purple
Dubbing ball: hareline dubbin creepy ice dub, black
Prop hackle: Brama hen, purple
Flash: krinkle mirror flash, purple
Wing: grizzly saddle dyed purple
Hackle: bird fur, purple
Head: Black deer body hair, stacked