Smeltacular by Deryn LaCombe

Smeltacular - Deryn LaCombe

Smeltacular – Deryn LaCombe

Tied by: Deryn LaCombe
Originated by: Deryn LaCombe

Smeltacular streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Mustad L87-3665A #4
Thread: Fluorescent red
Tail: Hot pink hackle fibers
Body: Pearl flat tinsel with an underbody of fluorescent red thread
Rib: Silver wire
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: Hot pink hackle fibers
Wing: White saddle hackles flanked by lavender then light dun gray
Cheeks: Dyed dun mallard flank
Eyes: Jungle cock nail
Head: Fluorescent Red

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deryn_lacombe_head Deryn LaCombe – Deryn has been seated behind a vise tying streamer flies for over 35 years. After accidentally shooting himself in the foot in 1978 while target shooting on a fishing trip, and oblivious to the impact it would have on defining his life and who he would become, he became the proud recipient of a fly tying kit from an aunt and uncle as a get-well gift.
Squaretail Flies
[visit Deryn’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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