#214 – Royal Tiger

#214 Royal Tiger - Darren MacEachern
#214 Royal Tiger – Darren MacEachern

Tied by: Darren MacEachern
Originated by: Carrie Stevens
Source: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies – Hilyard Pg. 144, 145

Hook: Partridge Cs15
Thread: Red 6/0
Tag: Flat silver tinsel
Tail: Red schlappen
Body: Red floss
Ribbing: Flat silver tinsel
Throat: Red schlappen
Wing: 4 golden badger hackle
Eye: Jungle cock
Head: Red with black band

Notes: A regal streamer with a distinct lateral line thanks to the dark centred badger hackle. The red body, throat and tail point towards its use as a wounded smelt imitation capable of moving the laziest of the big land locked salmon in the Rangeley region lakes.

Darren MacEachern – Darren has been fishing from the age of 4 all across Canada. He started on the east coast in Prince edward Island before moving west to the banks of the Bow river in Calgary Alberta. he now resides just outside of Toronto, fishing the Great lakes and the fine tributary waters around.
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4 Comments

  1. The colors, profile, sleek look, just blew me away. That golden badger is gorgeous, and perfect for this streamer. Darren you outdid yourself on this one!

  2. Darren, very nice job, especially the head. I like the tapered sleek look. Also, anything w/golden badger is a fish killer.

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