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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: TRADITIONAL STREAMERS & BUCKTAILS WITH DON BASTIAN
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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING SERIES: TRADITIONAL STREAMERS & BUCKTAILS WITH DON BASTIAN

Author: Jim & Kelly Watt
Publisher: BENNETT WATT ENTERTAINMENT, Jul 2007
Binding: DVD
ISBN: 1-932978-90-9

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Black Ghost, Barnes Special, Gray Ghost, Footer Special, Mickey Finn. Covers: material selection, application, proportions, durability, construction, & finishing techniques of traditional streamers & bucktails. 97 min.

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NEW HOOKED ON FLY TYING TITLES & RECIPES

24 new titles recorded in digital widescreen High Definition format by the worlds premier fly tying program producers Jim & Kelly Watt, these programs are educational/instructional DVDs designed for all levels of fly tyers.

In this DVD Don Bastian demonstrates and reveals his tying experience relative to material selection, application, proportions, durability, construction, and finishing techniques of traditional streamers and bucktails. This collection of patterns and the methods revealed will inform and educate fly tying students with the basic knowledge and techniques to construct traditional streamers and bucktails.

BLACK GHOST
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: Danville 3/0 monocord and Danville 6/0 Flymaster, black
Tail: Yellow hackle barbules
Rib: Flat silver tinsel
Body: Black floss or wool
Throat: Yellow hackle barbules, beard style
Wing: Four white saddle hackles
Cheek: Jungle cock
Head: Black

BARNES SPECIAL
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: White Danville 3/0 Monocord for body, head is finished with red Danville 6/0 Flymaster
Tail: Two short jungle cock body feather tips (optional)
Rib: Oval silver tinsel
Body: Flat silver tinsel
Wing: Red bucktail, white bucktail, two yellow saddles flanked by two grizzly saddles
Hackle: White hackle, applied as a collar and slightly pulled back
Head: Red

GRAY GHOST
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: White Danville 3/0 monocord for body, black Danville 6/0 Flymaster for the head
Tag: Narrow flat silver tinsel
Rib: Narrow flat silver tinsel
Body: Dressed thin with orange silk
Throat: Peacock herl, white bucktail, and golden pheasant crest feather
Wing: Golden pheasant crest, olive gray saddle hackles.
Shoulders: Silver pheasant body feather
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Head: Black. Carrie Stevens dressed this fly with a red band as her personal signature

FOOTER SPECIAL
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: Black Danville 6/0 Flymaster, monocord may be used for body
Body: Flat gold tinsel
Throat: Dark blue bucktail, peacock herl
Wing: Red bucktail, yellow bucktail, yellow saddle hackle
Shoulders: Guinea fowl body feather
Head: Black

SUPERVISOR
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: Black Danville 3/0 monocord for body, Danville 6/0 Flymaster for head
Tail: Short, thin section of red wool
Rib: Narrow silver tinsel
Body: Medium flat silver tinsel
Throat: Small bunch of white hackle barbules
Wing: White bucktail, light blue saddle hackles
Shoulders: Pale green saddle hackle
Topping: Peacock herl
Cheeks: Jungle cock
Head: Black

MICKEY FINN
Hook: Gaelic Supreme Mike Martinek Rangeley Streamer 8 xl
Thread: Black Danville 3/0 monocord for body, Danville 6/0 Flymaster for head.
Rib: Narrow silver tinsel
Body: Medium flat silver tinsel
Wing: Yellow bucktail, red bucktail

ABOUT THE AUTHOR:
Don Bastian
has been tying flies and fly fishing since age 12. He has over 750 wet flies, streamers, and bucktails published in the book, Forgotten Flies (Complete Sportsman, April 2000). Classic wet flies are his fly tying passion but he is experienced in a wide range of fly tying styles and techniques. A fly fishing guide and instructor in his home state of Pennsylvania for 15 years, he has been teaching fly tying for over 25 years.


 
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