The Catskill Bucktail – Fly Tying Mike Valla’s Classic Streamer Series

An elegant easy-to-tie bucktail streamer from Mike Valla’s “Classic Streamer Fly Box.” The Catskill only needs three materials: silver tinsel, bucktail and peacock herl.

Hook: #6-8 Streamer, 3x long or longer
Body: Silver Mylar tinsel
Wing: Red bucktail over white bucktail
Topping: Peacock herl, three strands
Head: Thread

This fly can be found in Mike Valla’s “Classic Streamer Fly Box”

Author: Matt O