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WOODS SPECIAL streamer pattern


Flat-Winged Streamers

By Bob Skehan

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WOODS SPECIAL



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WOODS SPECIAL
THREAD black
TAG flat silver tinsel
TAIL golden pheasant tippets
BODY fluorescent orange chenille
RIB flat silver tinsel
WING wood duck flank
COLLAR grizzly hackle tied back
COMMENT Sometimes called the Wood Special, this fly is believed to be originated by a tyer named Joe Sterling. Eric Leiser's "The Book of Fly Patterns", also provides a different dressing then the one listed above. The difference is that in this reference, there is no tag, and a throat of brown hackle is added before jungle cock cheeks, and the grizzly collar.



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