Wednesday Night Fly Tying...Amber Stone with YouTube video January 12 2018

 

Amber Stone Recipe

Dai-Riki #270 Size 10-14

Thread: Black or Rusty brown 6/0 or 70 denier (thread color not critical)

Tail: Black goose biots

Body: Rabbit Dubbing, custom blend of orange/rust, yellow and tan until you get amber color

Rib: Black ostrich herl followed by small or brassie gold wire

Wing/Legs: Black goose biots

Thorax: Same dubbing as body

An old pattern developed by a fishing guide in West Yellowstone. Not much else is known about this pattern in our circle. Fishes well winter through early summer and probably best imitates a golden stone pattern.