Published Oct 15. 2012 - 8 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 27. 2020

#289 - Curry's Red Streamer

Curry's Red Streamer - Davie McPhail Tied by: Davie McPhail Originated by: Davie McPhail Hook: Partridge CS15 #2 Thread: black 6/0 Tag: Silver flat...

#289 Curry's Red Streamer - Davie McPhail #289 Curry's Red Streamer - Davie McPhail


Tied by: Davie McPhail
Originated by: Davie McPhail

Hook: Partridge CS15 #2
Thread: black 6/0
Tag: Silver flat braid
Body: Chinese red UNI-wool
Rib: Silver flat braid
Belly: White bucktail
Wing: 2 badger hackles flanked by long jungle cock nails
Collar: Red hackle
Throat: Golden pheasant crest
Cheek: Long red golden pheasant body feather then lemon wood duck flank
Topping: White peacock herl dyed red
Eye: Jungle cock dyed yellow
Head: Chinese Red wool then black thread

Notes: In the 1930's an angler named Pat Curry developed a pattern that would go on to become the grand daddy of Irish shrimp flies. The original pattern included a strip of red swan tied in as a veiling that is now rarely seen. Davie included this element of the original using a white peacock dyed red. You can also see all the other elements of the original throughout Davie's adaptation and a couple extra materials tied in for style.
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Comment to #289 - Curry's Red Streamer...

Nice looking lure! Bet it's hard for a fish to resist!

Comment to #289 - Curry's Red Streamer...

Very nice work! The colors are outstanding. Great looking pattern, excellently tied.

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That lure is stunningly beautiful!

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Beautifully done.

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Breathtaking.

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Stunning

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I've always thought these streamers are works of art. This is a beauty among beauties.

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Great. I wish a was a fish :-)

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Amazing what kind of treasures mother nature can offer us!

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Lovely work.

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great fly, I used to do both salt water and fresh water fly fishing but haven't for quite a few years now.

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Great products!

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Superb work

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Love the choice of colours and the detail in the work

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