Category Archives: Alan Grombacher

Tying Alberta Al’s The Canada Streamer

The Canada streamer is another pattern from streamer tyer Alan “Alberta Al” Grombacher. The Canada is Alan’s ode to the famous red and white daredevil spoon. It is also a fly tied to honour his adopted Country, Canada, which he … Continue reading

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Tying Alan Grombacher’s Maligne Special

The Maligne Laker’s red and olive wing is an absolute slammer for fishing mountain brook and rainbow trout. Alan “Alberta Al” Grombacher designed the fly for the hard hitting trout of Maligne Lake. Jasper National Park in Alberta, Canada is … Continue reading

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#69-2013 – Medicine Streamer by Jim Bennett

Tied by: Jim Bennett Originated by: Hugh Falkus Hook: Mustad L-87-3665A #2 Thread: Black 8/0 Body: Silver flat tinsel Throat: Blue schlappen fibers Wing: Pearl crystal flash under black arctic fox flanked by thin grizzly saddle hackle Eye: 2mm silver … Continue reading

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#62-2013 – Thunder Creek Rainbow Trout tied by Alan Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Gronbacher Originated by: Keith Fulsher Source: Thunder Creek Flies, Keith Fulsher with David Klausmeyer 2006, Pg. 33 Hook: Partridge CS5 #4 Thread: White 6/0 Flank: Pink bucktail and pink crystal flash Back: Olive bucktail or the brown … Continue reading

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#46-2013 – Yak Attack tied by Alan Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Gronbacher Originated by: Bruce Wainman Hook: Unknown Connection: Doubled braided / coater steel leader Thread: White 6/0 Eye: Barbell eyes Body: Epoxy bump Belly: White saltwater yak hair Wing: White Slinky Fibre (or similar) then orange yak … Continue reading

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#32-2013 – A.A. Bucktail Beauties by Alan “Alberta Al” Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Gronbacher Originated by: Alan Gronbacher Hook: Mustad 3665A #4 Thread: Olive 6/0 Body: Gold flat tinsel Belly: Orange bucktail Throat: Orange hackle fibers Wing: Olive over orange bucktail Head: Olive Notes: The idea for the A.A. (Alberta … Continue reading

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#24-2013 – Golden Bear Bucktail tied by Alan Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Gronbacher Originated by: Mike Martinek Jr. Source: Streamer Fly Patterns for Trolling and Casting Volume II, Mike Martinek Jr. Hook: Partridge CS17 Ken Baker #4 Thread: Black 6/0 Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Body: Gold Axxel flash Wing: … Continue reading

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#15-2013 – Mr. Hayes Special by Alan Grombacher

Tied by: Alan Grombacher Originated by: Alan Grombacher Hook: Mustad 79666 or other keel hook Thread: Black 6/0 Weight: Copper wire Tag: Silver mylar tubing Butt: Red thread Body: Silver mylar tubing Wing: White bucktail then Chartreuse bucktail Head: Black … Continue reading

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