BT Grayling

These flies are at least six inches long. I had a lot of success catching bull trout in the 18 to 24 inch range using  typical minnow patterns.  However, the bigger bull trout in the 10 pound plus range need something bigger.   

Recipe:

Originator: Danie Erasmus

Date: 2010

Shank: Senyo 40mm Steelhead Shank

Hook #1 Gamakatsu Octopus

Trailer: Senyo's trailer hook wire

Thread: Uni clear mono size 4m

Eye: Dumbbell eyes onto the bottom of the shank

Under body: Pearl mylar tubing

Body:

1.Two six inch long blue grizzly hackles. I use blue koolaid to dye the feathers

2. Pearl polarflash

3.Two six inch blue hackles

4.Pearl krystalflash

5.Yellow bucktail

6.Black bucktail

Head: To finish the fly I use silver metallic braid to cover the tips of the bucktail and other materials. I then use a bit of loctite super glue to seal everything.