Published Mar 16. 2006 - 16 years ago
Updated or edited Aug 8. 2015

Dr. Oatman


Dr. Oatman

Grant Banes's picture

Good lookin streamer, might...

Good lookin streamer, might have to try it for Bull Trout

hi chris,another great...

hi chris,another great looking fly
best regards john

That is one very nice looking...

That is one very nice looking streamer. I really like the way you tapered the body and the head is perfect in my opinion... whatever that is worth.

Beautiful fly. Just perfect....

Beautiful fly. Just perfect. How many saddle hackles are in the wing?

Bob Abrams
McLean, Virginia

Thanks all for the kind words...

Thanks all for the kind words.

Bob, there are 4 saddle hackles.

Hail John of Wales! You get around my friend... :-) Your site is coming along nicely, even though I don't quite get ALL the terminology.... Straddle Bugs, eh? ;-)

straddle bugs...

hi chris,thanks for the comment about the site,its got alot of work needing to be done ,if only people stopped phoning me for flies then i could get a bit more done it [maybe a sreamer page ?]
straddle bugs are just the style of pattern,i think that they have some catskill patterns called straddlebugs,they are fiished wet ,just under the surface
i will hopefully be sending you some soon
best regards john


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