Fish skull streamer

Streamer doing very well on rivers and lakes.

On rivers you want it to go deep, bringing it over the bottom, imitating a small bullhead fish.

Materials

Head fish skull small
Hook Hayabusa FLY 376 – size 10
Thread 6/0
Body Icedubbing lightbrown
Thorax Marabou brown
Ribbing Fine copper wire
Tail Gold tinsel, and natural striped rabbit strip

Step by step

1. After fixing the hook in your vice, fix your thread starting at the bend, coming up to the eye

1. After fixing the hook in your vice, fix your thread starting at the bend, coming up to the eye

2. Tie in the gold tinsel at the hook bend

2. Tie in the gold tinsel at the hook bend

3. Tie in the copper wire at the hook bend

3. Tie in the copper wire at the hook bend

4. Fix the rabbit strip at the bend of the hook, leaving enough strip to cover the hook shank

4. Fix the rabbit strip at the bend of the hook, leaving enough strip to cover the hook shank

4. Fix the rabbit strip at the bend of the hook, leaving enough strip to cover the hook shank

4. Fix the rabbit strip at the bend of the hook, leaving enough strip to cover the hook shank

 

5. Create a dubbing loop and insert the lightbrown icedubbing

5. Create a dubbing loop and insert the lightbrown icedubbing

6. Twist the loop

6. Twist the loop

7. Wind on the dubbing brush to the eye

7. Wind on the dubbing brush to the eye

8. Bring the rabbit strip to the front and fix it with the thread. Rib it with the copper wire, making sure you trap as few rabbit fibers as possible.

8. Bring the rabbit strip to the front and fix it with the thread. Rib it with the copper wire, making sure you trap as few rabbit fibers as possible.

9. Set a third of a brown marabout feather in a dubbing loop

9. Set a third of a brown marabout feather in a dubbing loop

10. Wrap the marabout dubbing around the shank at the front of the hook.

10. Wrap the marabout dubbing around the shank at the front of the hook.

11. Whipfinish, and glue the knot. Put the fish skull over the wet glue and press tightly. After that, fix the eyes.

11. Whipfinish, and glue the knot. Put the fish skull over the wet glue and press tightly. After that, fix the eyes.

12. Final fly

12. Final fly


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