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[Video] Tying the Rainbow Warrior

Ken Sperry

Posted by Ken Sperry

February 13, 2013

The Rainbow Warrior was developed by competitive fly fisherman Lance Egan and is tied here by Tim Flagler of Tightline Productions in this fly tying video tutorial.

Rainbow Warrior Material List

Hook: Standard emerger hook (here a Dai-Riki #125), sizes 12-22
Bead: Silver tungsten bead, 3/32-inch
Thread: UTC 70 denier or 8/0, Red
Tail: Pheasant tail
Abdomen and wingcase: Pearl Flashabou, wide
Thorax: Wapsi Sow-Scud dubbing, Tan Rainbow
Hot Spot: Red thread whip finishes