Sunday, May 03, 2009

A Streamer Pattern For All Seasons

Olive Wounded Minnow V1
By: Larry O Jurgens
Hook: TMC 5262 or TMC 5263
Size: 2 ~ 10
Thread: Olive Danville Flat Waxed Nylon
Body: Pearl Olive Estaz
Wing: Grizzly Olive Variant Rabbit Strip
Collar: Grizzly Olive Variant Cross-Cut Rabbit Strip
Trigger: Red 1/64 Holographic Mylar Motion
Head: Black Spirit River Cone Head
Optional: Zap-A-Gap CA+ and Water-Based Head Cement

Tying Instructions
Slide the cone on to the hook shank.
Wrap a threadbase behind the hook eye so that the cone head is tight on the hook shank. Cut off the thread. Optional, Zap-A-Gap the threadbase.
Move the cone to behind the hook eye over the threadbase.
Start the thread behind the cone and wrap a threadbase to above the hook barb.
Tie in the wing material above the hook barb. Cut the zonker tail to 1 ½ times the hook shank length.
Tie in the body material and wrap to appx 3 hook eye lengths behind the cone.

Tie in and cut off excess.
Pull the wing material forward to appx 3 hook eye lengths behind the cone.
Cut the hair off of the zonker strip at the tie in point.

Tie in and cut off excess.
Tie in the trigger material (1 ~ 3 strands) on each side of the hook shank.
Tie in the collar material and make 2 wraps behind the cone and force the last collar wrap into the cone.

Tie in and cut off excess.
Trim the hair on the bottom the hook shank so the body shows.
Whip-finish using a minimum number of wraps.
Cut the trigger Mylar to length of your choice.
Optional; Apply water-based head cement to the thread wraps.

1 comment:

  1. Thank you for the receipe for this Streamer, I will be changing the list of material after I make some like you have done. I will be using the fly's for Crappie fishing..maybe some Bass.
    Thank you /...SEMPER-FI