The Blue Rat

The Blue Rat is a variation of the Rusty Rat invented by the late Poul Jorgensen. Jorgensen was a professional fly tyer & writer.

Hook – Partridge Bartleet Supreme

Thread – Red Danvilles (56) Flymaster 6/0

Tag – Small Lagartun Oval Gold Tinsel

Tail – Peacock Swords

Rib – Small Lagartun Oval Gold Tinsel

Body – Rear, Blue Uni-Floss. Front Peacock Herl

Veil – Blue Uni-Floss extending half length of the tail.

Wing – Gray Fox Guard Hairs

Hackle – Grizzle Hen Saddle

Head – Red Danvilles (56) Flymaster 6/0