How to Tie an Allison Streamer

Producer: Tim Flagler

“You’ve got to love the classic sparse beauty and subtle coloration of this pattern,” says videographer Tim Flagler.  New Jersey tier Mike Appello developed the Allison Streamer by borrowing elements both from Jack Gartside’s soft hackle streamer and from a saltwater flatwing. Here, author, fly tier and blogger Matt Grobert ties one of these elegant and effective flies.