Published Jan 1. 2001 - 15 years ago

Martinek's CS streamers

The three original Carrie Stevens Patterns on this page are shared with us from Mike Martinek's private collection with his comments.

Internationally Known streamer tyer Mike Martinek shares some of his original Carrie Stevens streamers from his collection

Raske's Introduction: The three original Carrie Stevens Patterns on this page are shared with us from Mike Martinek's private collection with his comments.

Pink Beauty


Pink Beauty  Image

HISTORY: A cute little trout streamer tied on a forged Limerick hook, return eye. This hook was used late in her tying career, an Allcock or Mustad. Circa 1945

Lady Miller


Lady Miller   Image

HISTORY: Very attractive carrie stevens pattern not common among flies of hers that survive. Circa 1935

Blue Devil


Blue Devil  Image

HISTORY: This old trolling fly shows the slim baitfish profile which made her flies famous, and distinct. This is also tied on a 12XL Allcock hook,the same hook that the "Greyhound" is dressed on in Joseph Bates' streamer book. Not a common hook. Circa late 1920's

Comments

Are "true to pattern" and exact copies (Gray Ghost, Blue Devil) flies available?
Possible tiers ?

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