RWFF Brads Brat
- Hook: Steelhead/Salmon 2-6
- Thread: Black, 6/0
- Tail: Orange and White Hackle Fibers
- Body: 1/2 Orange Wool, 1/2 Red Wool
- Rib: Fine Gold Tinsel
- Wing: Orange and White Calf Tail
- Hackle: Brown
RWFF TYING TIP
Use hackle tips for the tail and color to orange. Use brown calf tail for wing, rotate, lengthen and
color to orange. Use White Calftail to top. Also try tying a "Purple Brat" variation replacing the red mateials with purple.
Enos Bradner was the outdoors editor for the Seattle Times newspaper for many years. Mr. Bradner was noted as an accomplished
fly tyer with many original patterns to his name, including the famous “Brad’s Brat” from the 1930's, a famous soft hackle fly
still popular today. Enos Bradner was a hunter, fisherman, and friend of conservation throughout his career.