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Wardens Worry - Fly of the Month

Posted on November 16 2017

wardens worry at a maine fly shop
This month’s fly is the Warden’s Worry streamer.  This streamer was originated in 1930 by Maine Game Warden Joseph Stickney of Saco.  This is not a very well-known pattern, but was very popular in the decades following its creation.

Hook     - streamer size 4-12
thread  - black
body      - amber dubbing
rib           - gold tinsel
tail          - red duck quill or neck hackle fibers
throat   - yellow neck hackle fibers
wing      - Brown bucktail from the backside of the bucktail

1 comment

  • Rich: April 26, 2018

    Iam new to fly tying.. Will give your patterns a try. They look greta and your detail is amazing.

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