Atlantic Salmon Fly of the week – Lafrancois
The Originator of this Bomber like fly, George Maul of St-Rene de Matane, Quebec, created it in the mid 1960’s. It was originally called the Whiskers but was later renamed by an outdoor writer after George’s nephew Ovila Lefrancois. This fly originally became popular on the Matane river and later throughout Quebec.
Hook: Up eye salmon dry fly hook.
Tail: White calf tail.
Body: Spun and clipped white deer hair.
Body Hackle: White or light badger cock hackle.
Hackle: White or light badger cock hackle.
Wing: White calf tail.