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

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.

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


About the Author Ken Sperry

Ken is an avid fisherman of 40+ years who loves to explore and find new places to fish. He created DIY Fly Fishing to help you do the same.

Rab says

Great looking fly with a lot of attitude,I will try and tie this one up and see if it will catch me that 20lb Pike that I have been after for some time now.Cheers

Ken Sperry says

Looking forward to it Rich!