Major's Whiskers

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Major's Whiskers

Thread: Black 8/0 (70 denier).

Hook: 4X- or 6X-long streamer hook, your choice of size.
Tail: Golden pheasant crest.
Body: Silver embossed English tinsel.
Wing: Dark brown hackle.
Collar: Grizzly hackle.
A bit of history: The Major’s Whiskers is still a very popular pattern
    in the Monadnock region. Tier Ora Smith named this fly for
    Francis Major, of Hindsdale, New Hampshire, but the actual
    creator is unknown. The Major’s Whiskers was also included in
    the book, Trolling Flies.

 
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