Candlefish Bucktail Tied by Don Bastian
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Head: Black, usually with white painted eye and black pupil Body: Medium flat silver tinsel. (or embossed, if no ribbing) Rib: Medium oval silver tinsel (optional) Wing: Lower third: white, pale green, pale blue polar bear hair. The middle third is a small bunch of medium red polar bear hair. Over this pale blue polar bear hair, pale green polar bear hair. (Optional: a topping of French blue (or violet) polar bear hair may be added). Source: Bates, J. (1950, 1966, 1995) Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, p. 251 .