Here is the fly pattern for the Grinch streamer.
And a variant using ginger marabou for the tail and red hackle.
Daiichi 1720 #4 – 6
.030 – 7 wraps
Deer hair tips
Sculpin olive marabou
Flashabou, red – 5 pieces on each side (or Flashabou mirage)
Red wire, brassie
Red/olive New Age chenille, medium
Grizzley, 5 – 6 wraps
Lite brite, red (or Ice Dub)
Personal tying notes:
- Size 6 – 3/16″ bead and .030 wire
- Size 8 – 4mm bead and .025 wire
- Size 10 – 3.5mm bead and .020 wire
- Size 12 – 3.5 mm bead and .020 wire
The New Age chenille body is what makes this fly pop. It has specks of red in the olive. Here is a link to the material if you can’t find it at your local fly shop:
Here is a YouTube video from CatchFlyFishing.