Wendigo by Deryn LaCombe

Wendigo- Deryn LaCombe

Wendigo- Deryn LaCombe

Tied by: Deryn LaCombe
Originated by: Deryn LaCombe

Wendigo streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer 8xl #1
Thread: Fluorescent orange
Tag: Copper embossed tinsel
Body: Claret floss
Rib: Copper embossed tinsel
Belly: Red bucktail
Throat: Fluorescent orange hackle fibers
Wing: Red saddle hackles flanked by orange and then red again, each about 2/3rds of the length of the preceeding pair.
Cheeks: Red golden pheasant body feather dyed orange
Eyes: Jungle cock nail
Head: Fluorescent orange

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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.
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[visit Deryn’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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