Blueback Streamer by Dave Lomasney

Blueback Streamer - Dave Lomasney
Blueback Streamer – Dave Lomasney

Tied by: Dave Lomasney
Originated by: Leslie K. Hilyard
Source: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies – Hilyard 151

Blueback Streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Standard streamer hook, 6x to 8x long, sizes #2 to #8
Thread: Black 6/0
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Body: Red floss
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Belly: White bucktail then 4 strands of peacock herl
Underwing: Golden pheasant crest
Throat: Dark blue hackle fibers
Wing: 2 dark blue hackles flanked by olive green hackle
Shoulder: Lemon wood duck flank
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Red

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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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