The Brown Palmer is a very handy fly to keep in your fly box, not only is ita very good fly to use on the surface but it can and has been used on a sinking line to good effect, especially when there is a rocky bottom to the lake.
Hooks: 10 or 14 Up eye.
Silk: Brown (Sherry Spinner).
Rib: Flat fine gold tinsel or Lurex.
Body: Brown Wool.
Hackle: Red/Brown game cock.