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Dirty Hippy

Dirty Hippy Streamer Fly Tying Video Instructions

Dirty Hippy Streamer Fly Tying Video InstructionsThe Dirty Hippy is a streamer pattern developed by fly tying mastermind Charlie Craven.  The Dirty Hippy is a lifelike, but still heavy trout streamer pattern.  The Dirty Hippy can be tied in many color combinations to imitate small juvenile brown, rainbow and brook trout.  The Dirty Hippy can also be tied in other colors to imitate different baitfish, such as sucker minnows or sculpins.  The Dirty Hippy is a quick and easy tie.  Give one a try!

Dirty Hippy Streamer Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #04 Tiemco 5263 >>
Thread: Tan UTC 140 >>
Underbody: .020-.025 Lead Wire >>
Cone: Large Copper Conehead >>
Flash: Copper, Gold and/or Pearl Flashabou >>
Underbody: White Arctic Fox Tail Hair >>
Body1: Tan Blood Quill Marabou >>
Body2: Tan Arctic Fox Tail Hair >>
Head: Tan UV Ice Dub Dubbing >>
Eyes: 3D Oval Pupil Eyes >>
Glue: Brush On Zap A Gap >>

Also Used In This Fly Tying Video:
Bobbin: Marc Petitjean Bobbin >>
Vise: Regal Revolution Rotary Vise >>
Scissors: DR Slick Hair Scissors >>
Whip Finisher: Umpqua Rotating Whip Finisher >>

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