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Our Children's Streamers

This feature organized by Stan Jakubaszek, provides some artistic streamer patterns inspired by the contributors' children or grandchildren.

By Stan Jakubaszek

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NEW HOPE, SARAH'S DESERT SUNSET
Submitted By Robert Morger


NEW HOPE Image
NEW HOPE
HOOK 15 10x long size 2
THREAD 6/0 black
TAG Red, yellow and orange monocord
BUTT peacock herl
BODY Pearl Kreinik metallic thread
RIB Silver holographic tinsel, peacock herl
THROAT Red hackle fibers from base of feather
UNDERWING White bucktail
WING Hackle white,yellow and olive grizzly stacked on top of each other then center tip from peacock eye feathers
CHEEK Tragopan body feather, olive hen feather and Tragopan eye feather
SARAH'S DESERT SUNSET Image
SARAH'S DESERT SUNSET
HOOK CS15 10x long size 2
HEAD 6/0 black, red monocord
TAG Red monocord
TAIL chartreuse GP
BUTT peacock herl
BODY Red metallic thread 3 strand
RIB Silver holographic tinsel, peacock herl
THROAT Peacock herl and red monocord
UNDERWING White with a few strands of yellow bucktail
WING Hackle white,red, yellow and furnace stacked on top of each other
CHEEKS Guinea hen eye, ringneck pheasant shoulder feather and Guinea body feather

Robert's Tying Instructions For These Patterns:

New Hope

  1. Start yellow monocord near hook point wrap back to bend, wrap back 1/8" tie in orange monocord wind forward and back 3 layers, start red monocord and repeat.
  2. Tie in peacock herl wrap back 3/8" let thread hang. Wrap peacock herl to thread and secure
  3. Tie in white Kreinik metallic thread, holographic tinsel and long peacock herl, wrap thread to within 1/2" of eye let hang.
  4. Wrap metallic thread to hanging thread, secure and clip off excess.
  5. Counter wind metallic tinsel to thread and secure, follow tinsel with peacock herl so it sets right behind but does not cover tinsel. Secure with thread.
  6. Tie in small clump of white bucktail.
  7. Start 6/0 black thread and wrap forward tie in a small clump of red fuzzy hackle fibers as a throat.
  8. Then tie in wing hackles first, olive grizzly, then yellow and finally white .
  9. Tie in feathers for cheek, first Tragopan body feather, then olive hen saddle feather and finally a small Tragopan eye feather.
  10. Tie in center section of peacock eye feather.
  11. Form head with thread and tie off, coat head with two to three coats of head cement.

Sarah's Desert Sunset

  1. Start red monocord at halfway point wrap back to bend, wrap back 1/4" tie in peacock herl wrap back 1/8" let thread hang.
  2. Wrap peacock herl to thread and secure.
  3. Tie in red three strand metallic thread, holographic tinsel and long peacock herl, wrap thread to within 1/2" of eye let hang.
  4. Wrap metallic thread to hanging thread, secure and clip off excess.
  5. Counter wind metallic tinsel to thread and secure, follow tinsel with peacock herl so it sets right behind but does not cover tinsel secure with thread.
  6. Tie in small clump of whtie and yellow bucktail.
  7. With remaining or new piece of herl wrap a small tight section about 1/8" long secure with red monocord and make a band about 1/8" long add a couple of half hitches and clip off red thread, coat with head cement and let dry.
  8. Start 6/0 black thread and wrap in wing hackles first white, then red next, yellow on top of the red and finally furnace to top off wing.
  9. Tie in feathers for cheek, first guinea body feather, then pheasant shoulder feather and finally a single spot from a guinea feather.
  10. Form head with thread and tie off, coat head with two to three coats of head cement.



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