[Video] How to Tie a Gray Ghost


Terry Corneau demonstrates how to tie a Gray Ghost, a smelt pattern developed by Carrie G. Stevens.

Gray Ghost Material List

Hook: Streamer 4 to 10 x long
Thread: black
Tag: flat tinsel, silver
Body: floss, burnt orange
Rib: flat tinsel, silver
Throat: Golden Pheasant Crest (curve up) and white buck tail (calf tail)
Under Wing: Golden Pheasant Crest (curve down) and 5 peacock herl
Wing: 4 dun saddle hackles
Shoulder: Silver Pheasant body feather
Cheek: Jungle Cock or substitute

Enjoy!

p.s. Hat tip – my Dad (yes obsession runs in the family!)

About the Author Ken Sperry

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and is on a quest to map the best places for fly fishing in America. He created DIY Fly Fishing and the DIY Fly Fishing App to share this information and help you find new places to fish. Have a question? You can get in touch with Ken here.

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