Laura’s Special by Marcelo Morales

Laura's Special by Marcelo Morales
Laura’s Special by Marcelo Morales

Tied by: Marcelo Morales
Originated by: Marcelo Morales

Laura’s Special streamer fly pattern recipe

Hook: Partridge CS15 #4
Tag: Silver flat tinsel
Body: Pink floss
Rib: Silver flat tinsel (tapered)
Belly: Pink bucktail then golden pheasant crest
Throat: Yellow hackle fibers
Underwing: Peacock herl
Wing: 4 cree hackles flanked on each side by shorter magenta dyed grizzly hackle
Shoulder: Teal flank
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

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Marcelo Morales – I began fly fishing in the early seventies. Jorge Donovan and Bebe Anchorena were my mentors, they were fantastic casters and know the rivers intimately. Both were very good friends of Joe Brooks and it was from him that they learnt the way of the big streamers and monster browns. Just to make my life easier, I build bamboo rods and fish them a lot along my country. My mother paints watercolors, and my father painted with oils when he was young so I think fly fishing in my case is another form of art and I try to feel like an artist creating something unique every time I tie a fly, build a rod or fish.
Buenos Aires Anglers
[visit Marcelo’s streamer page on Streamers 365]


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