Created by Lew Oatman of Shushan, NY in the 1950s, the Red Horse streamer is an imitation of the Red Horse sucker.
Hook: #4-8 streamer
Tail: Red and yellow hackle tips
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Body: White wool
Throat: Red and yellow hackle tips
Wing: Dun saddle hackle outside olive hackle feathers
Cheeks: Jungle cock (optional)
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