#69 – Martha Elliot

#69 Martha Elliot - David Mac
#69 Martha Elliot - David Mac

Tied by: David Mac
Originated by: David Mac

Hook: Martinek Carrie Stevens hook #1 10X Long
Thread: Black
Body: Pink floss
Rib: Silver Mylar tinsel, size 10
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: White hackle
Wing: Four pink saddle hackles flanked by two shorter Black Crested Kalij Pheasant side feathers, half the total wing length
Shoulder: Elliot Pheasant hen breast feather
Eyes: Painted, white with black dot

Notes: This is another fine pattern tied by David. He does a wonderful job with the shoulder on this streamer, blending the Kalij pheasant and Elliot pheasant feathers together. Created in 1976 for Mrs. Martha Elliot of Connecticut for her Lake Winnipesaukee trip.

David MacDavid Mac – I have been tying flies since 1964 and it has brought me, countless hours of enjoyment. As a young guest at the United Fly Tyers meetings in Boston, MA I was introduced to Streamers by many of the Great Tyers. In the 1970′s I spent a decade providing streamers to many of the best Maine Fly Shops and Camps.
Tie the Fly | Fly Tyer Magazine
[visit David’s streamer page]

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