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Old 11-02-2012, 09:10 PM
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Default My best producing trout streamer (inspired by Ard)

Being inspired by Ard I decided to share my best producing trout streamer.

This pattern is a local pattern, inspired by a west coast steelhead pattern. I have hooked atlantic salmon, rainbows, brookies, steelhead, and even perch on it. It is often the first thing on my line, and more often than not brings me fish all year long.
Living on an island means that most of the trout here are sea going, thus this pattern representing a major food item as all the estuaries here are full of shrimp. Just this fall I had been fishing hard in search of atlantic salmon, I had not thrown one on for whatever reason and finally did, the first cast landed a brookie of about 18 inches, the second cast hooked me up on a small atlantic salmon which I lost, and the third cast got me another 16" brookie.

I tie this pattern in many variations but this is the main and most productive one. I guess I should introduce it now, this is Lester the Lobster from PEI
I fish them in #8 and #6 salmon hooks but many other sizes fish well.

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