Hornberg fly tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Hornberg fly

The Hornberg is an all-purpose favourite, both as a dry fly and streamer, especially highly regarded in New England states, where a number of variants have evolved.

Hornberg fly pattern recipe

Hook: Mustad R43 # 6-10
Thread: Black
Body: Flat silver tinsel
Wing: Yellow calf tail and mallard flank
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Hackle: Brown & Grizzle mixed

How to tie Hornberg fly

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