The Owego Streamer – From Mike Valla’s Classic Streamer Flybox

Little is known about this feather-wing streamer from Mike Valla’s “Classic Streamer Fly Box.” The pattern is named after Owego Creek up near Ithaca, NY and was described by Lawrence Keller in his 1950 book, “Taking Larger Trout.”

Recipe
Hook: #6-10 Streamer, 3x-5x long
Thread: Black
Tail: Red slip or duck or goose feather
Rib: Flat silver tinsel
Body: Yellow wool
Throat: Red hackle fibers
Wing: Grizzly hen neck feathers
Cheek: Jungle cock eyes

Author: Matt O