Category Archives: Classic Streamer

#17 – Spofford Smelt

Tied by: Glenn Peckel Originated by: Ora Smith Source: Trolling Flies for Trout and Salmon; Dick Stewart & Bob Leeman 1982 pg.87 Hook: Mustad 7948A #6/8 Body: Rear hook burnt orange floss and on the front hook silver embossed tinsel. … Continue reading

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#15 – Herb Johnson Badger Dace

Tied by: Tony Smith Originated by: Herb Johnson Source: Forgotten Flies (Paul Schmookler and Ingrid Sils, 1999) Hook: Mustad 36620 #2 Limerick Tail: Mixed dun, red and yellow hackle fibers Body: Heavy yellow tying thread* Rib: Flat silver tinsel Throat: … Continue reading

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#14 – Family Secret

Tied by: Darren MacEachern Originated by: Dr. Edgar A. Burke Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing; Bates (Pg 268-269) Hook: Mustad 36808 #6 Head: Black Tail: Between ten and twenty peacock sword fibers, depending on size of hook. The tail … Continue reading

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#12 – Gee Whiz

Tied by: Robbie Hiltz Originated by: Carrie Stevens Source: Carrie G. Stevens: Maker of Rangeley Favorite Trout and Salmon Flies; Hilyard Pg 28, 105, 134-135 Hook: Partridge CS15 #4 Thread: Black Body: Silver flat tinsel Belly: White bucktail Throat: Yellow … Continue reading

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#8 – Jim Warner Special

Tied by: Darren MacEachern Originated by: Mike Martinek Jr. Source: Tying Classic Freshwater Streamers: An Illustrated Step-by-Step Guide; Klausmeyer Pg. 130 Hook: #4 Mustad 3907B Thread: Black 6/0 Tail: Red floss clipped Body: Flat silver Mylar tinsel Ribbing: Oval silver … Continue reading

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