#284 – Fall Streamer

#284 Fall Streamer - Mike Boyer

#284 Fall Streamer – Mike Boyer

Tied by: Mike Boyer
Originated by: Mike Boyer

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 6xl
Thread: White 8/0
Tag: Copper oval tinsel
Tail: Barred wood duck
Body: Gold flat tinsel
Ribs: Copper oval tinsel and orange silk floss
Belly: Orange bucktail and golden pheasant crest
Throat: White schlappen
Wing: 2 orange hackles flanked by dark orange hackle (terra cotta)
Shoulder: Wood duck flank
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: Mike has taken a que from mother nature in selecting the colure for his Fall Streamer. Yellow, orange and gold tones play a leading role with the muted barring of the wood duck downplaying the brightness of the fly. Mike ties his streamers with white thread, including the head. He uses a marker to color the head and uses several coats of clear nail polish to give the fly a neat finish.

Mike Boyer Mike Boyer – I started tying flies for Trout in the early 1960’s. My folks bought me a little boxed fly tying kit from the local sporting goods store that included a Thompson vise, some hackles and various body and winging materials. A couple of my father’s friends taught me how to cast a fly, and the obsession with flies and fly fishing began.
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4 Responses to #284 – Fall Streamer

  1. Great colors. A wonderful streamer to go with the season.

  2. Kelly L says:

    Beautiful colors, choice of materials, and tying. Lovely work there Mike. It practically glows!

  3. Steve L. says:

    Mike ,
    That’s a Beauty !!!!

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