#318 – Pink Panther

#318 Pink Panther - Don Ordes
#318 Pink Panther – Don Ordes

Tied by: Don Ordes
Originated by: Don Ordes

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 10xl #1
Thread: Pink 6/0
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Body: Pink pearl braid
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Belly: Light pink polar bear hair
Throat: Light pink polar bear underfur
Wing: 4 light pink hackles flanked by pink hackle
Shoulder: Hot pink hen back then pink hen
Eye: Jungle cock nail dyed pink
Head: Pink

Notes: If you know Don, you can probably imagine him humming La Pantera Mambo as he tied up this quite pink streamer. Fishing this streamer on the west coast rivers in clear waters should raise some big steelhead and salmon. The streamer presents many varied shades of pink and is a brilliant steelhead attractor fly. Don has a wonderfully large palate of colours and material to choose from and it is a joy to see it all come together.

Don OrdesDon Ordes – Mr. Fantasy Fly. I don’t know how to describe myself as a fly tier, so I don’t know anyone else could, at least and be accurate. I enjoy all kinds of tying and then some which aren’t even kinds one can explain. I am serious at times, but most times not. I enjoy flies for fishing, but not the ones anyone else fishes.
Fantasy Flies
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