Fiery Cascade Needle Tube Fly

Needle Tubes and Tube Flies

Step by Step dressing of this Cascade salmon tube fly variant

by John Gray

Fiery Cascade Salmon Tube Fly

Fiery Cascade Tube Fly


Tube: 10 mm needle tube
Tail/Underwing: Yellow over orange fox squirrel tail with a few strands of pearl Krystal Flash over
Wing: Red fox squirrel tail
Hackle: Orange cock over yellow cock hackle

Note: Arctic fox hair may be used in place of Fox squirrel.


Step 1: Secure needle tube in tube fly vice and lay a short bed of black thread

Needle Tube in needle tube vice


Step 2: Tie in a bunch of orange hair

Fiery Cascade Needle Tube Fly - step 1


Step 3: Tie in a bunch of yellow hair then a few strands of Krystal flash on top

Fiery Cascade Scottish Shrimp tube fly - step 3


Step 4: Tie in a shorter bunch of red hair

Fiery Cacade salmon tube fly - step 4


Step 5: Tie in two turns of a yellow cock hackle

Fiery Cascade salmon tube - step 5


Step 6: Tie in one or two turns of orange cock hackle

Salmon needle tube fly - Fiery Cascade step 6


Step 7: Pull hackle back to desired angle and form a neat head

Fiery Cascade salmon tube fly - step 7


Step 8: Finish with two or three coats of Cellire No. 1 varnish

Fiery Cascade Needle Tube Fly


Step 9: Add a link of 1mm bore clear silicone tubing and a hook of choice

Fiery Cascade with tube fly double hook

For more information on Grays Needle Tubes, see Fly Tying Tubes and Tube Flies


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