Category Archives: Bob Petti

Liggett Special Bucktail

I first saw this fly pattern years ago while reading an article on GlobalFlyFisher written by Mike Martinek. Mike stated that he preferred to fish the Liggett Special over the Mickey Finn and claimed it as one of his all-time … Continue reading

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Hooks and Collectable Streamers

It’s been quite some time since I posted a cache of Ebay finds. This week there are tons of great items to put you bids in on. First up is one of my favourite hooks to tie streamers on, the … Continue reading

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#100-2013 – Waterman’s Silver Outcast tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: Charles Waterman Source: Fly Fishing for Smallmouth Bass, Harry Murray, page 118-119 Hook: Mustad 3665A #6-#12 Thread: Black 6/0 Body: Silver flat tinsel Rib: Silver oval tinsel Wing: White bucktail under yellow bucktail under … Continue reading

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#89-2013 – Lake Erie Shiner tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: Floyd Franke Source: The Mid-Altantic Flyfishing Guide (Magazine) Hook: Unknown 4xl #6-#12 Thread: Olive 6/0 Body: Pearl Tinsel wrapped over White Uni-Stretch Belly: White bucktail or goat Throat: Light blue hackle fibers Wing: Olive … Continue reading

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#83-2013 – Gierach’s Little Brown Trout Variant tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: John Gierach Source: Fly Tyer Magazine Spring 2004 Volume 10 No. 1 pg. 34-39 Hook: Unknown 4xl #6-#12 Thread: White 6/0 Body: Pearl flat tinsel over white floss Throat: White bucktail (short belly) Wing: … Continue reading

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#67-2013 – Gierach Special tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: John Gierach Source: Trout Bum, John Gierach (1988) pg. 190-191 Hook: Unknown 4xl #6-#12 Thread: Red Body: Pearl mylar tinsel over white floss, lacquered Throat: Sparse white bucktail just past the hook bend Wing: … Continue reading

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#57-2013 – Super Slueth (Green) tied by Bob Petti

Tied by: Bob Petti Originated by: Mike Martinek Jr. Hook: Mustad 3665A #4 Thread: Black 8/0 Tail: Golden pheasant crest Body: Silver flat tinsel Rib: Silver oval tinsel Throat: Red hackle fibers Wing: White bucktail under rainbow crystal flash under … Continue reading

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#49-2013 – Iris #1 tied by Bob Petti and Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Bob Petti & Robert Frandsen Originated by: Preston Jennings Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, Joseph Bates 1966 pg. 290-291 Hook: Streamer hook Thread: Black 6/0 Body: Silver flat tinsel Rib: Silver oval tinsel Wing: Red under yellow … Continue reading

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