Layout Image

Articulated Shank™ Patterns

This section contains some step-by-step instructions for flies tied using the Fish-Skull® Articulated Shank™. The objective is to demonstrate some of the tying techniques used for different styles of articulated flies.  We will steadily add new patterns to this collection moving forward.

Single-Hook Articulated Flies

The Flame Thrower Double Bunny” tied by John Collins

Free-swinging “Stinger-Hook” Style Flies

“The Articulated Dace” by Vern-O

“The Ho Bo” by Greg Senyo of Steelhead Alley Outfitters

“The Chocolate Covered Cherry” by Greg Senyo of Steelhead Alley Outfitters

“Lion Eyes” Steelhead Streamer by Greg Senyo of Steelhead Alley Outfitters

Articulated Hollow Flatwing” by Michael Decoteau

Articulated Poppers and Sliders

The Yellow Belly Frog” by John Collins