Blue Jay Conversion Streamer by Dave Lomasney

Blue Jay Conversion - Dave Lomasney

Blue Jay Conversion – Dave Lomasney

Tied by: Dave Lomasney
Originated by: Conversion of trout fly by unknown
Source: Favorite Flies and Their Histories (1988) – Marbury pg. 223

Blue Jay streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 8xl #2
Thread: Black 6/0
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Tail: Barred wood duck
Butt: Red chenille
Body: Silver oval tinsel
Belly: Peacock herl and black bucktail
Throat: Black hackle fibers
Wing: 2 white hackles flanked by blue hackle flanked by grizzly dyed blue hackle
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

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Dave Lomasney – I was born and raised a New Englander, were I love to fly fish, hunt, hike and most of all tie classic streamer and wet flies. I started flyfishing and tying about thirty years ago when I bought a Universal Fly Tying Kit from the Kittery Trading Post here in Maine. Little did I know were it would take me. Simple bucktails at first, Mickey Fin, Blacknose Dace, and Wardens Worry. It was with that first Wardens Worry that I caught my first trout with a fly.
[visit Dave’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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