#43-2013 – Silver Jungle Streamer

#43-2013 Silver Jungle Streamer - Gary Fraser
#43-2013 Silver Jungle Streamer – Gary Fraser

Tied by: Gary Fraser
Originated by: Gary Fraser based on the Silver Jungle wet fly

Hook: Mustad 9575
Thread: Orange 8/0
Tail: Orange crystal flash
Body: Silver holographic flat tinsel
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Thorax: Orange floss or seal dubbing
Hackle: Grizzly hen hackle
Wing: Natural polar bear hair or other white hair tied short
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Orange

Notes: Gary was hit with the inspiration to tie the Silver Jungle Streamer after seeing it in a blog post by Don Bastian. Gary was drawn to the fly because of the orange tones in the fly. Orange is an important colour for Gary, and he puts a lot of confidence into orange patterns for fishing the salmon runs found throughout Cape Breton. Gary ties several variations of the pattern including one featuring a muddler head. The fly proved to be a success even with less than ideal conditions for salmon fishing, and we are expecting some great results for the 2013 season.

You can find a step by step guide for the pattern on Gary’s

Gary Fraser Gary Fraser – Born in Rural Cape Breton I had the luxury of growing up with some of the finest trout and salmon fishing in the world on my doorstep. I am a father of two, an avid outdoorsman, guide and owner of nsflyfishing.com a website used with other guides and anglers to promote fly fishing and fly tying here in Atlantic Canada. I have had little time on the water the last number of years with a young family and working away but things are coming together for a great 2012 season.
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3 Comments

  1. Thanks and Yes Don your wet fly ‘Silver Jungle” led me to this pattern. It has done very well for me and my friends that have used it on trout and Atlantic Salmon.

    Barry my friend best of luck on your trip. I hope it leaves you bent and I am looking forward to your pics already….

  2. Hi Gary;
    I remember our communication after I posted that Silver Jungle wet fly, the recipe is from Ray Bergman’s book Trout. Always liked that pattern, it’s nice to see it here on Streamers365. Congratulations! Nice work!

  3. Hey Gary,going fishing for a week this weekend,going to give this one a try,I think it will work for me in those northern Saskatchewan lakes for rainbows and browns.

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