Fly Fishers' Republic

Squirrel and Teal

November 23, 2007

by Raif Killips

Squirrel and Teal

Recipe:

Uses:

A good summer steelhead pattern.

How to fish:

Works well using the greased line technique, but will also work with a standard wet-fly swing.

History:

Originated by Harry Lemire in 1969.

Variations:

If you omit the Jungle cock cheeks, then the throat hackle should be dressed as a collar.

Bibliography:

Advanced Fly Fishing for Steelhead, 1992, Deke Meyer, Fank Amato Publications. Steelhead Flies1992, Dick Stewart & Farrow Allen, Fank Amato Publications.