#261 – Harlequin Streamer

#261 Harlequin Streamer - Eunan Hendron
#261 Harlequin Streamer – Eunan Hendron

Tied by: Eunan Hendron
Originated by: B. A. Gulline
Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, Bates Pg. 286-287

Hook: Mustad 3665 A #6
Thread: Black
Tail: Red goose or swan quill
Body: Flat silver tinsel
Rib : Silver oval tinsel
Throat: Silver badger hackle
Wing: 2 married wings made from three equal sections of black dark blue and white goose or swan
Head: Black

Notes: This is one of the patterns represented in the Trout Fin series of streamers which also includes the Trout Fin Red and Trout Fin Orange. The pattern is tied to represent a chub minnow which can have a bluish section along its side. All three patterns were originated by Mr. B. A. Gulline, of Fin, Fur and Feather Ltd.

Eunan Hendron – I’ve been tying flies since I was about 10 or 11, a direct progression from fishing stillwater team competitions with my father as a young boy. I began tying classic flies (wet, streamer and atlantic salmon) towards the end of 2011, having never tied them before. A pretty steep learning curve, not for the feint of heart, but many thanks are due to the members of various forums who gave me tips and constructive criticism to aid my progression.
Eunan’s Addicted to Vise blog
[visit Eunan’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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