How to tie the Governor Aiken bucktail streamer

How to tie the Governor Aiken bucktail streamer

One of the beautiful bucktail‘s. On May 5th 2014 Vermont’s Governor Peter Shumlin signed a law bill that designated Governor Aiken bucktail streamer as the official fishing fly of the state of Vermont, as a tribute to former Governor, George D Aiken, and the states historic passion for fly fishing.

  • Hook: Mustad L87 #6
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Black
  • Tail: Barren wood duck
  • Rib: Oval silver tinsel
  • Body: Flat silver tinsel
  • Throat: White bucktail with two slips of red goose
  • Wing: Lavender Bucktail
  • Topping: 6 strands of peacock herl
  • Cheeks: Jungle cock
  • Head: Black

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