United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

Picket Pin

Tied by Bob Teeden

Hook: Nymph 2 or 3x, size 8 to 14
Thread: Black
Tail: Brown hackle barbs
Body: Peacock herl
Hackle: Brown hackle tied in by the tip, palmered in over the body
Wing: Gray squirrel tail 
Head: Peacock herl 

The Picket Pin can be retrieved like a streamer to imitate a bait fish, weighted and fished like a nymph, or tied with elk or deer hair and fished dry. (from Stewart and Allen, Flies for Trout.)