#218 – Rug Burn

#218 Rug Burn - Bill Chandler

#218 Rug Burn – Bill Chandler

Tied by: Bill Chandler
Originated by: Bill Chandler

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 8xl
Thread: Red
Body: Copper flat tinsel
Belly: White and orange mixed bucktail
Underwing: Peacock herl 4-6
Under-shoulder: Red and black schlappen fibers
Throat: Red and black schlappen fibers
Wing: Red hackle flanked by orange hackle
Shoulder: Red golden pheasant
Eyes: Jungle cock
Head: Red

Notes: You won’t need to apply aloe to this rug burn, but any fish who tests the fiery streamer may find it ends up with a new piercing. The copper body melts into the warmly colored wing leaving just a spark of flash in the fly. The streamer takes advantage of the use of the under-shoulder element to help keep the wings on their respective sides and adds a little accent to the brightness of the wing.

Bill ChandlerBill Chandler – I have been tying flies for the Angler and the collector since 1978. I discovered fly fishing and fly tying by watching a Canadian angling show one Saturday morning. Since then I have spent a considerable time of my life learning both the old and new techniques of tying flies.
[visit Bill’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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2 Responses to #218 – Rug Burn

  1. Jim Bennett says:

    Well thought out colour combo,well tied ,well done!

  2. Kelly L says:

    Love the color of that orange. The fly is a wonderful tie, congrats!

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