Streamer Fly Patterns

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“Fly fishing with streamer flies is a very effective way to target trophy brown trout and big rainbow trout on the White River and Norfork Tailwater in Arkansas, along with on Lake Taneycomo outside of Branson, Missouri.

Smaller fish, like shad, minnows, and stocked trout are an integral part of the diet of White River trout, and this is why no one should be without some streamers in their fly box when getting prepared for their next Ozark trout fishing trip. Jeremy Hunt is one of the few White River fly fishing guides who utilize streamer patterns on most guide trips, but time and time again, it is a streamer that accounts for the largest trout of the day.

Tie streamers for winter fly fishing, as the annual shad kill is all about white streamer patterns fished erratically.”

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  1. John Dozier on October 22, 2015 at 1:19 pm

    I have heard of the white river minnow pattern,but have not seen one . Could you tell me what it consist of or a tying video.?

    • Jeremy Hunt on October 25, 2015 at 7:12 am

      It’s called the Arkansas Beadhead. It’s on the website. Up at the right hand side there is a search bar. Type that in and see if that helps you. It’s marabou with a bead on a size 6 streamer hook. very simple pattern to tie. Let me know if this is what you are looking for. Dale Fulton came up with this pattern a long time ago for the White River and it still works like a jewel!

  2. Chuck Loftis on August 13, 2020 at 8:22 pm

    That must be Dick Boyer’s damselfly, I presume. He gave me one just like it at Georgetown Lake in 2019. Great fellow and enjoyable to fish with.

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