How To Tie Pav’s Micro Flesh: Fly Tying Tutorial Video

Pav’s Micro Flesh

After fishing 4-10” long flesh flies on big rivers like the Kenai, I wanted a little something for the small creeks and tributaries that get salmon runs. Though this fly is a simplistic tie, it is super effective. Pegging a bead above this fly makes it a little more fly fishy instead of the alternative of fishing a naked hook under your pegged bead. After hooking more fish and bigger fish in the small creeks, I was sold on this pattern I created. Just like any other fly you fish you have to match the hatch (the hatch being deceased salmon floating down the river) By August there should be enough salmon in the river that start dropping off to fish this fly. Rainbows and dollies are gorging on eggs and these chunks of flesh floating down the river. When you catch a whiff of death on the river think about breaking out the micro flesh.

Pav’s Micro Flesh Ingredients & Tying Recipe:

Hook – Firehole 315 size 10
Thread – UTC 140 Tan
Flash – Pearl Flashabou

Tools used to create this fly:
Vise – Peak Vise
Tools – Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit

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