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Ally Gowans’s pattern has probably accounted for more salmon than any other contemporary fly.
Hook: Size 6-14, or tube
Tag: Silver wire or oval tinsel
Tail: Orange bucktail tied long with pearl Krystal Flash
Rear body: Red floss.
Front body: Black floss
Rib: Silver wire or oval tinsel
Underwing and beard: Natural grey squirrel
Overwing: Golden pheasant tippet
Head hackle: Orange cock
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