Classic Fly Gallery #15
The Cains River Series.
Source: Bates, J. (1950, 1966, 1995) Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, pp. 245-249
and Blades, W.F. (1951, 1962, 1979) Fishing Flies and Fly Tying p.85
Tied by Paul Ptalis
Plates are from our new book, Forgotten Flies. Click on fly to view close-up and dressing.
The Cains River
style of fly dressing popularized by Fred N. Peet and C. Jim Pray
have become effective for many species of fish including Atlantic
salmon, steelhead, Pacific salmon, pike, and many varieties of
salt water fish.
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