Materials List

  • Hook: TMC 100 #10-#16
  • Thread: 140 brown
  • Tail: coastal deer hair
  • Wing: calf tail
  • Body: blend of hares ear, olive and orange rabbit, amber antron
  • Hackle: grizzly dyed march brown


The brindle chute is a Chuck Stranahan pattern used on the Bitteroot and Clark fork rivers. It imitates a March Brown mayfly, but also works well as an attractor, when there are amber/olive colored insects flying around.