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