Monthly Archives: April 2013

#33-2013 – Anna by Loretta Parent

Tied by: Loretta Parent Originated by: Loretta Parent Hook: Partridge CS15 #2 Thread: Black Tip: Gold oval tinsel, narrow Tag: Red floss Tail: Golden pheasant crest sweeping upward Butt: Black ostrich herl Body: Purple floss Rib: Gold oval tinsel crossed … Continue reading

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#32-2013 – A.A. Bucktail Beauties by Alan “Alberta Al” Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Gronbacher Originated by: Alan Gronbacher Hook: Mustad 3665A #4 Thread: Olive 6/0 Body: Gold flat tinsel Belly: Orange bucktail Throat: Orange hackle fibers Wing: Olive over orange bucktail Head: Olive Notes: The idea for the A.A. (Alberta … Continue reading

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#31-2013 – Edson Light Tiger Bucktail tied by Darren MacEachern

Tied by: Darren MacEachern Originated by: William R. Edson Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing: Joseph Bates Jr. (1966), Pg. 262, 266-267 Hook: Mustad 9575 #2 Thread: Black FWN Tag: Gold flat tinsel Tail: Barred wood duck Body: Peacock herl … Continue reading

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#30-2013 – Family Secret Hairwing tied by Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen Originated by: Dr. Edgar A. Burke Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing; Bates (Pg 268-269) Hook: Mustad 3665 A #2 Head: Black 8/0 Tail: Between ten and twenty peacock sword fibers, depending on size of hook. … Continue reading

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Volume 3 Now Available For Pre-order

Volume 3 is just a few days away from being released. I’d like to offer pre-orders for volume, and extend to offer in include past volumes with a discount. I will sign each copy that is pre-ordered. The book will … Continue reading

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#29-2013 – Improved Governor Aiken by Jon Harrang

Tied by: Jon Harrang Originated by: unknown Hook: Alec Jackson Blind Eye spey hook #6 8xl Thread: Black Benecchi 12/0 Tag: Silver oval tinsel Tail: 2 slim matching sections of barred wood duck flank Body: Silver flat tinsel Rib: Silver … Continue reading

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#28-2013 – Little Rainbow Trout Bucktail tied by Marcelo Morales

Tied by: Marcelo Morales Originated by: Samuel R. Slaymaker II Source: Streamer Fly Fishing in Fresh and Salt Water, Bates (1966) Pg. 183-184, 297-298 Hook: Partridge CS17 #4 Thread: White 8/0 Tail: Bright green bucktail Body: Pinkish white dubbing Rib: … Continue reading

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Mike Martinek Red Ryder on Auction

Mike Martinek – Red Ryder Streamer This one comes from Paul Schmookler’s collection and was created around 1999. This one is tied on a Partridge CS17 hook, and comes with Mike’s card. I would expect this to sell for around … Continue reading

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