Grizzly Prince
*Tied by Phil Foster

    Hook: Streamer hook.

    Thread: Black.

    Tail: Orange hackle barbs.

    Body: Flat silver tinsel.

    Rib: Oval silver tinsel.

    Throat: White bucktail over which is orange hackle barbs.

    Wing: Two white hackles then two grizzly hackles on each side. The grizzly hackles should be stripped off the lower barbs so that of the white hackles will show through better.

    Shoulders: Woodduck.

    Sides: JC.

    Head: Black.

*About Phil Foster

Phil was born in 1927 in Maine. His dad, Herb Foster introduced Phil to the resources to be found in the area, hunting, fishing, trapping and guiding at an early age. Phil started tying flies at the age of 9. Over the years, Phil has led a life that has been close to the outdoors and, all that it offers. He has guided for fishing and hunting. He has also tied flies commercially for Abercrombie and Fitch, William Mills and Sons, Orvis, LL Bean and other lesser known tackle houses.

In 1997, Phil self published a little book called Grouse Dogs and Salmon Rods, A Master Maine Guide Remembers in which he recalls his life adventures.

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