A couple herring flies
Here are a couple flies inspired by the pictures of the herring posted on this thread.
The pattern directions are generic, because each picture can be interpreted using different colors. The flies are about 10" long.
Hook: Eagle Claw 254, 3/0
Tail: Three feathers tied in f;latwing style, and a couple strands of flash
Body: Mylar body Braid
Collar: (Tied to flair) Bottom, white or blended bucktail, light colors; sides, blended bucktail, two or three colors; top, blended bucktail, two or three darker colors
Topping: Long peacock herl
Eye: Jungle cock