Ok, sorry to put up yet another rookie fly but.....
I made up my own pattern. Being a musician and retired chef I've never been afraid to jump right in with the creative aspects of things. I feel like I'm breaking the tying rules.
Seems I have a liveliner friend who is going to try the fly rod with me this year and has been egging me on to a certain type of fly. So I've been cooking up some ideas. It incorperates the Boomer I did last week at UTF with a blue/olive deceiver. It's smaller on a 1/0 hook with awesome racoon fur and a small tungston head.
Can't wait to sink this guy in a special place upstream on the Merrimack.
So here it is: