#354 – Miami TCC

#354 Miami - Team Colors Collection - Don Soar
#354 Miami – 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
Body: White floss
Rib: Peacock flat tinsel (#12) outlined on both sides by orange flat tinsel (#16)
Throat: Orange hackle fibers
Wing: 4 white hackles
Shoulder: Turquoise covert feather from a blue and gold macaw
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: And with the Miami TCC, the entire 32 team roster has been presented in streamer form thanks to Don Soar. The Dolphins franchise began in 1966 in the American football league and joining the NFL in 1970 when the AFL-NFL merger took place. In 1972, the Dolphins completed the NFL’s only perfect season which includes both the regular season and playoffs. This epic run resulted in the Dolphins first Superbowl win. The Dolphins went on to also win Super Bowl VIII (1973), becoming the first team to appear in three consecutive Super Bowls (1971-73), and only the second team to win back to back championships.

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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