Nethan Streamer by Jim Bennett

Nethan Streamer - Jim Bennett

Nethan Streamer – Jim Bennett

Tied by: Jim Bennett
Originated by: Jim Bennett

Nethan Streamer (Rainbow Smelt) Fly Pattern Recipe

Hook: Tandem rig Mustad 3399 #6 / Mustad L873665A #6 connected with silver coated wire
Thread: White 6/0
Body: Pink floss
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Throat: Gold macaw breast feather
Under-shoulder: Gold macaw breast feather
Wing: White bucktail then olive bucktail
Shoulder: Silver pheasant
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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