#344 – San Diego TCC

#344 San Diego - Team Colors Collection - Don Soar
#344 San Diego – Team Colors Collection – Don Soar

Tied by: Don Soar
Originated by: Don Soar

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer hook 8xl #1
Thread: White 8/0
Tail: Blue peacock body feathers
Body: White UNI-Stretch
Rib: Yellow floss flanked on each side by fine blue flat tinsel
Throat: Blue peacock body feathers
Wing: 2 white hackles flanked by blue hackle flanked by narrow yellow hackle
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: The San Diego Chargers have been playing since 1960 starting out in the AFL and joining the NFL in 1970. They have one championship on the books coming in 1963. Don incorporated the Bolts colors of blue, yellow and white into the TCC streamer. The teams arced yellow bolt is well represented by Don’s use of the thin yellow dry fly hackle outlined by blue.

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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