Monthly Archives: September 2013

#69-2013 – Medicine Streamer by Jim Bennett

Tied by: Jim Bennett Originated by: Hugh Falkus Hook: Mustad L-87-3665A #2 Thread: Black 8/0 Body: Silver flat tinsel Throat: Blue schlappen fibers Wing: Pearl crystal flash under black arctic fox flanked by thin grizzly saddle hackle Eye: 2mm silver … Continue reading

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#68-2013 – Scaled Shiner Hairwing tied by Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen Originated by: Don Shiner Source: Streamer Fly Tying & Fishing by Joseph D. Bates, Jr, – Pg 333 Scaled Shiner Hairwing Recipe Hook: Mustad 3665A #2 Thread: Black Tail: Black hackle fibers Body: Olive green floss … Continue reading

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Brown Satyr Streamer and a few other Goodies

As I’ve been settling into the new fly tying, I’ve been at the vise more than I have been for the past year. I’ve found some time to try a few new patterns, and one of them is presented here, … Continue reading

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#67-2013 – Gierach Special tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: John Gierach Source: Trout Bum, John Gierach (1988) pg. 190-191 Hook: Unknown 4xl #6-#12 Thread: Red Body: Pearl mylar tinsel over white floss, lacquered Throat: Sparse white bucktail just past the hook bend Wing: … Continue reading

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#66-2013 – Campbell Old Sett by Scott Murdock

Tied by: Scott Murdock Originated by: Scott Murdock Hook: Daiichi Alec Jackson #3/0 Thread: Black 8/0 Tag: Silver oval tinsel Body: Silver Doctor Blue floss Rib: Silver embossed tinsel counter wrapped with silver oval tinsel Hackle: Whiting spey hackle black … Continue reading

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Mike Martinek – Black Back Smelt, Blue Bird and Fire Tiger

I’m happy to report that there is another trio of Mike Martinek’s streamers up for auction on ebay (see links below). This trio features Mike’s Black Back Smelt, Blue Bird and Fire Tiger. The Black Back Smelt is a pin … Continue reading

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Red Shang’s Special – D. MacEachern

Red Shang's Special tied by D. MacEachern Things are starting to quiet down with the move, and I’ve managed to get the tying area set-up again, and have tied a couple streamers. This is a variation of Carrie Stevens’ Shang’s … Continue reading

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Secrets of Streamer Fly Fishing by Gene Letourneau on Ebay

Secrets of Streamer Fly Fishing by Gene Letourneau This is a quite hard to find and coveted book among streamer aficionados, and this specimen is in almost perfect condition and it is also signed by Mr. Letourneau. Based on the … Continue reading

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