Tying instruction for Akroyd

 

Tying instruction for Akroyd. A classic Dee fly.

Akroyd

This fly is a classic Dee fly. It was tied the first time by Charles Akroyd.

 

Tying instruction.

Hook

Tag

Tail

Rib 

Rear body

Rear body hackle

Rib

Front body

Front body hackle

Front hackle

Wing

Cheeks               

Head

Single or double hook # 2-6. Long shank  hook.

Flat silver tinsel 

Golden pheasant topping + tippet fibres

Medium oval silver tinsel 

Orange Seal's fur

Yellow cock

Flat silver tinsel

Black Seal's fur

Black heron hackle

Teal (one-two turns)

Strips from cinnamon turkey

Drooping Jungle cock

Black

   
 
 

Materials used for this fly.

 
  • Single or double hook # 2-6. Long shank  hook.
  • Flat silver tinsel 
  • Golden pheasant topping + tippet fibres
  • Medium oval silver tinsel 
  • Orange Seal's fur
  • Yellow cock
  • Flat silver tinsel
  • Black Seal's fur
  • Black heron hackle
  • Teal hackle
  • Strips from cinnamon turkey
  •  Jungle cock

 


Tying instruction

 

 

Fix the hook in the vice

 

Tie in the flat tinsel

 

Form the tag

 

Tie in the topping for the tail

 

Tie in some tippet fibres

 

Tie in the medium oval tinsel for the rib

 

Tie in the hackle for the rear body

 

Forward the thread to middle of hook and dub the thread with orange seal's fur

 

Make two layers of dubbing

 

Rib the rear body

 

Turn the hackel

 

Tie in the heron hackle and the flat tinsel for rib

 

Dub the front body

 

Rib the front body

 

Turn the heron hackle.

 

Dress the hackles and prepare for the front hackle

 

Tie in the teal hackle

 

The front hackle is done

 

Tie in to cinnamon turkey strips for wings

 

The wing strips is tied in neat to each other

 

Tie in drooping Jungle cock

 

The fly is finish.

 

The fly from the other side

May not be used commercial without written permission.