Category Archives: Lew Oatman

Lew Oatman, Carrie Stevens and Jack Gartside on Ebay

It’s been some time since I’ve posted any Ebay items, but there is a nice range of items coming up recently. First up is a rare Lew Oatman streamer. It is a Bill Edson pattern, the Edson Dark Tiger, one … Continue reading

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Brookie Variation by Steve Labrecque

Tied by: Steve Labrecque Originated by: Lew Oatman (Brook Trout) Source: Streamer Fly Tying & Fishing by Joseph D. Bates, Jr, – Pg 237 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley streamer hook 6xl #1 Thread: Black 6/0 Body: Silver flat … Continue reading

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#82-2013 – Doctor Oatman Hairwing tied by Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen Originated by: Lew Oatman Source: Streamer Fly Tying & Fishing by Joseph D. Bates, Jr, – Pg 264 Hook: Partridge CS15 #4 Thread: White 8/0 Tail: Small bunch of white hackle fibers as long as the … Continue reading

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Belcher Gray by Lew Oatman on Auction

As we are finding out, Lew Oatman had a number of patterns that were not well documented, but several have recently surfaced. Here is another one I’m not familiar with called the Belcher Gray. This is a beautiful streamer, in … Continue reading

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#47-2013 – Brown Buffum Hairwing by Bob Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen Originated by: Lew Oatman Source: A Further Guide to Fly Dressing; John Veniard (Pg 234) Hook: Mustad 3665 A #2 Head: White 8/0 Tail: Golden pheasant tippet Body: Orange floss slightly tapered Ribbing: Gold oval tinsel … Continue reading

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#39-2013 – Shushan Postmaster Bucktail tied by Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen Originated by: Lew Oatman Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing; Bates (Pg 334-335) Hook: Mustad 3665 A #2 Head: Black 8/0 Tail: Brown mottled turkey tail Body: Light yellow floss slightly tapered Ribbing: Gold flat tinsel … Continue reading

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#219 – Dr. Oatman

Tied by: Mike Boyer Originated by: Lew Oatman Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing: Bates Pg. 264 Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 6xl Thread: White 70 denier Tail: Small bunch of white hackle fibers as long as the … Continue reading

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#159 – Yellow Perch Streamer

Tied by: Ted Patlen Popularized by: Lew Oatman Source: Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, Bates – Pg. 357-358 Hook: Mustad 9575 #1-#6 Thread: White 70 denier Tail: a very small bunch of yellow fibers of yellow hackle Body: Pale cream … Continue reading

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