Otto’s Dragon – Fly Tying a Hairwing Streamer

Designed in September 2020, and named for Otto Julian, Otto’s Dragon is similar to many classic hairwing streamers. This specific streamer pattern is tied with an underwing of squirrel tail and a white bucktail topping.

Hook: #6-10 streamer, 3-5x long
Thread: Red
Tail: Yellow hackle fibers
Body: Chenille, red butt and purple body
Rib: Flat gold Mylar tinsel
Throat: Yellow hackle fibers
Wing: Squirrel tail topped with white bucktail

Author: Matt O