#288 – Denver TCC

#288 Denver - Team Colors Collection - Don Soar
#288 Denver – Team Colors Collection – Don Soar

Tied by: Don Soar
Originated by: Don Soar

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 8xl #2
Thread: White
Tag: Blue flat tinsel
Body: Orange floss
Rib: Blue flat tinsel
Throat: Dark blue hackle fibers
Wing: 4 dark blue hackle
Under-shoulder: Orange hackle fibers
Shoulder: White hen back
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: The Broncos started playing in 1960, and have captured 2 Super Bowl championships over their franchise history. Don has put together a charming dark streamer based on the Orange Crush colours of the Broncs. This is a perfect streamer to pull out of the streamer wallet to try on a wet dark fall day. The colors also hit on a similar scheme as the Rangeley lakes blueback trout, a strain of Arctic Char only found in Maine.

Don Soar – Born and raised in central Massachusetts now living in Lancaster with my wife of twenty years Nancy. Fishing started young in life tagging along with my brothers. I took up fly fishing in the early 90’s. Ten years later I started tying flies. After meeting Mike Martinek Jr. at a local fly shop I was introduced to the dark side of fly tying, the long fly.
[visit Don’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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