Tying a Fly Called Alexandra

Fly Tying Tutorial From Ívar’s Fly Workshop

Here we will be tying the classic pattern of the mighty Alexandra. The fly is a great option for both stream and lake fishing and is a really good option when it comes to trout fishing. Totally worth it to keep a few in your box next time fishing.

Fly Pattern

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Hook: Ahrex standard streamer 6.
Thread: UNI 8/0 black.
Tail: Red duck or goose feather.
Rib: UNI medium oval silver tinsel.
Body: UNI Mylar silver flat tinsel.
Hackle: Black rooster.
Wing: Peacock sword feather + long strands of red duck or goose feather.
Head: Black.