Nov 16, 2010
I Will Soon Need Bigger Hands
Instead of watching Glee, I opted to tie up some Barteaux Minneaux streamers this evening. I still haven't mastered this pattern, but practice makes perfect. I was getting a little bored until inspiration struck in the form of yesterday's Streamstalker post about muskies on the fly. I clamped in a 4/0 hook and went to work. I had two goals: first being to tie a large barteaux inspired fly, second to do it without using a marker. Here is what I managed:
I'm worried the thing will catch wind like a parasail, but next time I'm in musky water I'll give it a shot.