Piccaso by Darren MacEachern

Piccaso - Darren MacEachern
Piccaso – Darren MacEachern

Tied by: Darren MacEachern
Originated by: Darren MacEachern

Piccaso Fly Pattern

Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook #2 8xl
Thread: Black FWN
Tag: Silver embossed tinsel
Tail: Black schlappen
Body: Mixed UNI-yarn, black, brown and khaki
Rib: Silver embossed tinsel
Belly: White bucktail
Throat: Pink hackle fibers
Wing: 2 black hackles flanked by white hackle flanked by light Coq de Leon
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

Notes: The pattern is a tribute to a cat named Piccaso that passed away in 2015. The colors in the pattern reflect the colors she had in her coat, and of course the pink throat is tied for her nose. Over the years, she had contributed to several dubbing mixes which were tied into nymph patterns. These flies caught a good deal of Arctic grayling and trout which she was offered a share.

Darren MacEachern – Darren has been fishing from the age of 4 all across Canada. He started on the east coast in Prince Edward Island before moving west to the banks of the Bow River in Calgary Alberta. he now resides just outside of Toronto, fishing the Great Lakes and the fine tributary waters around.
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