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Lamé Streamer, Coronation Pattern (Variant)
Tied By Steve Burke

Lamé Streamer, Coronation Pattern (Variant)

Name Lamé Streamer, Coronation Pattern (Variant)
Category Pacific Salmon
Hook 6 to 3/0, Long Shank
Tail Unravelled Silver Mylar Piping, Very Short
Body Silver Mylar Piping
Wing Blue over Red over White Polar Bear or FisHair with matching colors Krystal Flash mixed
Head Black Thread

Lamé Streamer, is a successful baitfish imitation for Pacific Salmon that comes from the book Fishing For Pacific Salmon by Bruce Ferguson, Les Johnson, and Pat Trotter. I thought that the color combination was appropriate for the holiday, but I have taken some liberties with it. The original, does not have a tail and uses unravelled lamé instead of the Krystal Flash I use here. The fly, according to the authors, was originated by Californian, Frank Sailors in the mid-60's, and the crinkly nature of the lamé, or in this case the Krystal Flash, is the key to its success.

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