[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


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

About the author

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

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