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.
Governor Aiken bucktail streamer pattern recipe
- 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
How to tie Governor Aiken bucktail streamer
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