P.O. Box 1181, Dubuque, Iowa 52004-1181

Dubuque Fly Fishers



Tyer: David Unsen

Originator: Farrow Allen

Type: Nymph

Hook: Nymph 1X or 2X long, size 8 to 14

Thread: Black

Tail: Dyed brown goose biots

Body: Peacock herl

Rib: Fine oval gold tinsel

Legs: Brown hackle, wound

Wing: Two white goose biots

Note: This popular fly is also known as the Brown Forked Tail. A variation called the Black Forked Tail is tied with black biots and black ostrich herl.