Fly Tying the Primitive Chicken Streamer – Ringneck Pheasant Fly Patterns

Created by Daryl Allen of Pennsylvania, the Primitive Chicken streamer is a marabou wing streamer tied in the classic feather-wing style.

Hook: 5x-6x long streamer
Thread: Brown or black
Tail: Pheasant marabou tips
Rib: Silver oval tinsel, medium
Body: Cream or pale pink wool yarn
Throat: White bucktail
Wing: Pheasant marabou, two plumes with four strands of silver flash-a-bou on top of each plume
Cheeks: Church window feather tips

The Ringneck Pheasant Skin used in this series:

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Author: Matt O