Clyde Streamer by Jim Bennett

Clyde Streamer - Jim Bennett

Clyde Streamer – Jim Bennett

Tied by: Jim Bennett
Originated by: Jim Bennett

Clyde Streamer Fly Pattern Recipe

Hook: Partridge CS15 #4
Thread: White 6/0
Tail: Silver pheasant wing slips (paired)
Butt: Silver braided tinsel
Body: White floss
Rib: Silver braided tinsel
Belly: Peacock herl and white bucktail
Wing: 4 silver badger hackles
Shoulder: Black francolin rump feather
Eye: Jungle cock
Head: Black

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Jim Bennett – I live in Glasgow Scotland where I was born and grew up.I started fishing in my local canal for perch and roach when I was about 12, forty years ago. I started fly tying at about 14 after I watched a program on TV. I first tied without a vice as I could not afford one. My flies were quite crude to say the least and I can remember the first trout I caught on a small black dry fly. I could not believe it had actually taken my fly. That fish was only about 8 inches, but remains the best fish I have ever caught.
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