Green machine salmon fly tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Green machine salmon fly pattern

One of the great Canadian surface flies for salmon and steelhead. As you are probably aware I’m a sucker for deer hair patterns and this is one of my favorites for salmon and sea run browns.

Green Machine pattern recipe

  • Hook: Mustad SL53UBL # 4
  • Tying thread: Fluorescent green, Dyneema or GSP & Red for the head
  • Tag: Medium Oval silver tinsel
  • Butt: Fluorescent green tying thread & Red wool
  • Tail: 6 strands of Crystal Flash
  • Hackle: Brown saddle
  • Body: Green spun deer hair
  • Head: Red

How to tie the Green Machine


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