Cutthroat Candy


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  • Hook: TMC 2302 – Size 12
  • Thread: UTC 70 Black
  • Tail: Golden Pheasant Crest
  • Body: Peacock herl and Red Floss or Thread
  • Legs: White Rubber Leg Material
  • Wing: White Calf Tail
  • Hackle: Brown Neck Hackle
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Take a golden pheasant crest feather and tie in for the tail.

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Tie in two strands of peacock herl and wrap in to start the body.

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Tie in some red thread or floss and wrap in a short mid section on the body.

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Tie in two strands of peacock herl and wrap forward to finish the body.

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Stack some white calf tail and tie in for the wing.

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Tie in one brown neck hackle and hold back until later.

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Take some white rubber leg material and tie in a set on each side of the hook.

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Now, take the hackle and wrap forward, going behind the legs once and then in between the legs, to hackle the fly.

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Cut the legs so the back legs are as long as the wing and the front legs should be about half an inch long.

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Whip finish.

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The fly is ready for those cutts.