Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 8xl #1
Thread: Black 8/0
Tail: Black duck or goose quill sections, paired
Body: Silver flat tinsel
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Belly: Black bucktail
Throat: Claret hackle fibers
Wing: 4 claret hackles flanked by black hackle
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Topping: 4-6 peacock herls
Notes: Don created the Ace of Spades streamer around 1998. It was originally published in the collection of streamers found in ‘Forgotten Flies’. The pattern was created with the hopes of producing a dark casting streamer to fish in the Moosehead Lake region of Maine.
Don Bastian – Don was born and has lived in Pennsylvania all his life. He started fishing at about the same time he learned to walk. He has been tying flies and fly fishing since 1964. He has taught fly tying classes since 1987, has 16 years guiding experience, and has been operating his business, Bastian’s Angling Specialties since 1983.
Don Bastian Wet Flies | Don’s MyFlies.com profile
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