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TROUT STREAMER PATTERN

Learn how to tie one of the best little streamer patterns for trout,

"The Little Rascal"

Salmon Streamer Fishing

Little Rascal Material List

  • Daiichi 1530 or Orvis 8808 Size 8-12
  • 3/0 Thread color of choice
  • Cone head size Small
  • 2 Different Zonker Rabbit Strips
  • Australian Possum
  • Flash 3 strands peril and 1 strand red Flashabou
Trout Streamer Pattern Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 1:Place your cone on the hook and start your thread
Step 2: Start your rabbit zonker strip tail 2-3x the length of the hook
Trout Streamer Pattern
Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 3: Now start your second rabbit strip
Step 4:Wrap the 2nd rabbit your crosscut strip forward, tie off, but leave this for later!
Trout Streamer Pattern
Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 5: Using Australian Possum to give the fly bulk and to break up the color scheme, tie in a clump of Possum
Step 6:Now use the rabbit that you saved! Wrap a collar.
Trout Streamer Pattern
Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 7: Time for the flash, seems to work well if you tie it down at the half way point to pull it back with both ends.
Step 8:Side view of Crystal Flash
Trout Streamer Pattern
Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 9:Looking at the fly from above, how the Crystal flash forms a wing of flash!
Step 10: Rotate the fly and pull the rabbit so it looks like it has a bad hair day.
Trout Streamer Pattern
Trout Streamer Pattern
Step 10: Now cut the excess rabbit
Step 11: The results of cutting the rabbit

Trout Streamer Pattern

Step 12: Your finished product, the Little Racal is a smaller pattern than most. Giving you something a little different to show the trout that see a lot of BIG stuff. But don't let it's size fool you, big trout love to eat small meals as well!