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[Video] Tying the Ice-Pick Streamer with Fish-Skull

Incorporating the new realistic looking Fish-Skull, Rich Strolis demonstrates how to tie his Ice-Pick Streamer in this fly tying video tutorial.

Ken Sperry

Posted by Ken Sperry

November 5, 2010

Rich Strolis of Catching Shadows unveils his “Ice-Pick” streamer, a variation the of classic Zonker featuring the Fish-Skull which is a weighted head with a realistic looking baitfish profile.

New Fly Tying Product Fish-Skull

The Fish-Skull by Flymen Fishing Company won the Dealers Choice Award for the best new Fly Tying product at the 2010 International Fly Tackle Dealer Show in Denver, Colorado and Rich Strolis makes them come alive in this killer streamer pattern. Rich ties the Ice-Pick in a variety of colors including white, grizzly, olive and orange and black. Perfect for aggressive fall spawning brown trout or winter steelhead; you pretty much can’t go wrong with this surprisingly easy to tie streamer pattern.

Ice Pick Streamer Material List

Hook: Daiichi 2461
Thread: UTC 140
Foul Guard: 35 lb mono
Body: Ice Dub & Senyo Shaggy Dub Rope
Wing: Barred Dyed Rabbit
Tail: Marabou
Collar: Senyo Laser Dub