Grey Eye by Dave Lomasney

Grey Eye - Dave Lomasney
Grey Eye – Dave Lomasney

Tied by: Dave Lomasney
Originated by: Mike Martinek
Source: Streamer Source: Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers, Klausmeyer (2004), Pg. 124

The Grey Eye streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 8xl #2
Thread: White 6/0
Tag: Copper flat tinsel
Body: Red floss
Rib: Copper flat tinsel
Belly: White bucktail the shorter golden pheasant crest
Throat: White hackle fibers
Underwing: 6 peacock herls
Wing: Jungle cock nails flanked by red hackle flanked by grey hackle
Shoulder: Lemon wood duck flank
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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