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GOLDEN DARTER (LEW OATMAN) by Bob Petti - Black Nose Dace Pattern Feature


By Doug Saball with added notes by Will Taylor

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GOLDEN DARTER (LEW OATMAN)
Submitted By Bob Petti



GOLDEN DARTER (LEW OATMAN) Image
GOLDEN DARTER (LEW OATMAN)
HOOK 6x long, sizes 6-10 (display pattern is tied on a size 6 TMC 300)
HEAD Black
TAIL a small section of mottled turkey wing quill, no longer than gap of hook.
BODY yellow floss, slightly tapered.
RIBBING medium narrow Flat Gold Tinsel
WING Two golden edged badger saddles, extending slightly beyond tail
CHEEKS Jungle Cock, fairly short, pointed downward.

Bob's Comments


Notes: The display fly is not a true Oatman pattern, as the tail has been omitted, the body lacks an obvious taper, and the wing is composed of a light furnace hackle rather than golden edged badger (which is qute difficult to find). However, as a fishing fly it serves the purpose well.

Lew Oatman tied this pattern sparsely for used as a blacknose dace imitation (cf. Bates' Streamer Fly Tying and Fishing, 1950).



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