The Hoag Favorite – Fly Tying Mike Valla’s Classic Streamer Series

From Mike Valla’s “Classic Streamer Fly Box,” the Hoag Favorite is an elegant feather-wing streamer that can be a great fish-catcher in any water where baitfish are a food source.

Hook: #6-10, 5-7x long streamer
Thread: Black
Body: Mylar or silver Lagartum tinsel
Throat: Green hackle fibers
Wing: Red saddle hackles (inside, grizzly saddle hackles outside)

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

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Author: Matt O