Published Dec 26. 2013 - 7 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 28. 2020

#99-2013 - Silver Doctor Hairwing

Silver Doctor Hairwing - Barry Phillips Tied by: Barry Phillips Originated by: James Wright Silver Doctor Hairwing Streamer Fly Recipe Hook: Mustad...

#99-2013 Silver Doctor Hairwing - Barry Phillips #99-2013 Silver Doctor Hairwing - Barry Phillips


Tied by: Barry Phillips
Originated by: James Wright

Silver Doctor Hairwing Streamer Fly Recipe


Hook: Mustad 3665A
Thread: Black 8/0
Butt: Fluorescent red thread
Body: Silver holographic flat tinsel
Wing: White bucktail, pearl angel hair, yellow bucktail, red bucktail, Silver Doctor blue bucktail
Topping: Peacock herl and peacock angel hair
Cheek: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black
Eye: Painted white with black pupil

Notes: Years ago (near a millennium by Barry's retelling) Barry was asked to a fishing camp with a group of anglers in pursuit of gargantuan lake raised rainbow trout. It is a well known fact the Barry has affection for streamer flies and so he was presented with a pattern from Dan Bailey's shop tied on a 10xl streamer hook. The pattern turned out to be a hair wing version of the Silver Doctor and was proven to be a an effective lure on the the lake. Barry took the pattern and applied a few modifications, including a shorter 6xl hook, to suit his own needs. Some thirty years later, it is still coaxing the gargantuan trout of that lake (and others) to hit the Silver Doctor.

For more variations of the infamous Silver Doctor, check out versions by Dan Despres and Robert Frandsen
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Comment to #99-2013 - Silver Doctor Hairwing tied ...

Nice version of the original Silver Doctor with Jungle Cock from Dan Bailey's Fly Shop in the early 1970's Barry. Found this pattern to be most effective in the evening until just after dark for the big
Rainbows. Many fond memories.

Garth.

Comment to #99-2013 - Silver Doctor Hairwing tied ...

STUNNING!!! Wow, this one is a knock out.

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