#10 – Funky Sunrise

#10 Funky Sunrise - Barry Phillips

#10 Funky Sunrise - Barry Phillips

Tied by: Barry Phillips
Originated by: Barry Phillips

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook
Thread: Black 70 denier
Tail: Green hackle fibers
Body: Flat gold tinsel
Ribbing: Oval silver tinsel
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: Green hackle fibers
Wing: 4 Fire Tiger dyed hackles
Shoulder: Blue peacock
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: This fly takes advantage of the FeathersMC specialty dyed line of feathers called Funky Feathers. Barry used the perch inspired Fire Tiger colored feathers to tie this attractor pattern. It was initially tied just for fun as something nice to look at, but a trial run through some Northern Alberta lakes suggests that the Rainbow trout population have taken a liking to Barry’s streamer as well.

Barry PhillipsBarry Phillips – Born in 1953 and have been tying flies since I was 14. Started out spin fishing and became interested in fly fishing and tying through a childhood friend. I was given a Herters Manual and taught myself. I met a man named Reg Denny who ran a flytying shop in Edmonton and sat in on one of the courses he was teaching at the time. He asked me after three classes if I would be interested in assisting him and there began 25 years of teaching and a lifelong friendship.
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8 Responses to #10 – Funky Sunrise

  1. petr haisman says:

    Barry, is the tail and wing topping made of married turkey dyed feathers on your Jenning fly?

    • pacres says:

      Petr, goose or swan is usually used for the married shoulder on the Lord Iris. Barry Didn’t tie the Lord Iris, it was Ted Patlen.

  2. Alfred says:

    really enjoying all the flies posted. This one is wild.

  3. avril anjers says:

    Love the wing color. Stunning fly!

  4. Gary says:

    Its the first time I have seen these Fire Tiger dyed hackles. What an amazing look the create to that wing

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