Taylor Streit’s Poundmeister

Tied by Jeremy Barela
Photo by Jeremy Barela

Hook: Daichi 1130 size to match hatch
Bead: Gold bead to match size of hook
Thread: Tan 6/0 UTC
Ribbing: Gold wire
Underbody: Grey chenille
Legs: Dun hackle, oversized by 1 ½ times
Back: 5 strands of peacock herl folded over chenille
Thorax: Peacock herl wrapped twice to create thorax

A great pattern to fish wherever there are crane flies present. If you are fishing deep, fast water and need to get to the bottom quick, you can add a tungsten bead or wrap lead on the hook shank prior to tying the pattern.