Published Feb 8. 2020 - 4 years ago

The One Trout Spey Fly That Started it All

How To Tie Trout Spey Streamers - The one fly that started it all! Learn how to tie one of Dave's very first trout spey flies.
Trout spey flies come in all shapes and sizes - from traditional "spey" flies to downright ugly rabbit fur concoctions. The one thing these flies all have in common is that they catch fish!
We really try to design our trout spey flies to be a combination of the two fly tying styles. We really like lightweight materials that ultimately make larger looking flies with minimum materials and maximum casting and fish catching abilities.
The larger profile, yet minimal design allows for easier casting than more bulky trout spey streamers.
The materials we used in this fly can be swapped out for your favorite fly tying materials and colors. We love greens, blacks, browns and whites for tying this pattern. The use of a light bead head in this fly helps it sink and also adds to some action as well.
We hope you enjoy this fly as it has a very special place in our fly boxes!

Tight Lines!

Hook Shank/Donor Hook: Mustad S80-3906 size #6 3x hard hook (nymph/sproat)
Trailer Material: 65lb Power Pro Braid
Trailer Hook: Owner Mosquito Hook #4
Bead Head: Rip Lips Tungsten Bead Head 3/16 (Gold)
Thread: Uni 6/0 Black
Rear Material: Hareline Copper UV Polar Chenile
Wing: Clump of Hareline Strung Blood Quill Marabou - Brown
Hackles: Natural Grizzly Hackle
Head: Spirit River Tan Grizzly Soft Hackle
Head Cement: Sally Hansen Hard as Nails



ABOUT: In this video David Lisi from Cooper Landing Fishing Guide, LLC shares his first ever Trout Spey fly that requires very few fly tying materials, is easy and fun to tie and is also effective for on single hand fly rods for trout. Watch this video to learn a great streamer pattern for trout fly fishing!

Martin Joergensen

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