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

Dubuque Fly Fishers


Red Quill

Tyer: Byron Bohnen

Hook: M94840 #10-20

Thread: Yellow or Gray 6/0

Tail: Medium blue dun hackle fibers

Body: Dark brown hackle stem

Note: Remove all of the hackle fibers from the stem of the dark red quill. Soak the quill in water to reduce the brittleness and keep it from breaking when you wind it on the hook.