tied by sukhoidave Fly Type:Streamers, Target Species:Trout, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:General Baitfish, Material List: Hook: Daiichi 2271 size 2
Thread: Black 6/0
Body: medium silver mylar tinsel
rib: embossed silver tinsel
wing: white bucktail over which is 3 green saddle hackles tied flat over which is 4 black saddle hackles
cheeks: jungle cock eyes Tying Instructions: materials tied in order listed.
The saddle hackles tied in flat are the tricky part. I cement the hackle quills together. I also cement the jungle cock in place along the center of the wing hackles. Presentation Tips: casting or trolling
GC5263 - Nymph & Streamer, 3XL, 2X Heavy, Perfect bend, Forged, Bronze Great Value These are very good hooks. I've used a lot of Daiichi, Dia Riki and Tiemco hooks over the past 20 years and I'd rate these as very close if not nearly identical, in overall quality. They are sharp and appear to be similar in shape and size to the more familiar brands most fly tiers are accustomed to... read more