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Wardens Worry - Fly of the Month

Posted on November 16 2017

maineflyshop wardens worry bucktail streamer fly
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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