Published Feb 6. 2013 - 8 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 28. 2020

#11-2013 - U.S. Navy

U.S. Navy - Tom Fulton Tied by: Tom Fulton Originated by: Tom Fulton Hook: Mustad 3300 #7 Thread: Black 6/0 flat waxed Danville Tag: Metallic blue...

#11-2013 U.S. Navy - Tom Fulton #11-2013 U.S. Navy - Tom Fulton


Tied by: Tom Fulton
Originated by: Tom Fulton

Hook: Mustad 3300 #7
Thread: Black 6/0 flat waxed Danville
Tag: Metallic blue thread
Butt: Peacock herl
Body: Dark blue rayon thread
Hackle: Blue saddle hackle
Rib: Gold flat tinsel flanking body hackle
Throat: Peacock breast feather
Belly: Golden pheasant crest
Wing: White bucktail
Topping: Golden pheasant crest
Head: Black ostrich and thread

Notes: Tom has originated a series of streamers to honor the brave members of the United States military. It is Tom's small way of paying tribute the men and women who willingly put their lives in harm's way for us, and make sacrifices one can only imagine. The project consists of 5 hairwing streamers, one for each branch of the U.S. military. The official color scheme of the U.S. Navy is blue and gold. The blue-green of the peacock is a fitting representation of the seas with the white representing cresting waves.

"We owe our soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines a debt of gratitude, and I thank you all for your service."


-Tom Fulton

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Comment to #11-2013 - U.S. Navy by Tom Fulton...

Great fly and a great tribute,love it Tom..

Comment to #11-2013 - U.S. Navy by Tom Fulton...

Since I was in the Navy. This is a special one to me. Looks awesome, good job.

Comment to #11-2013 - U.S. Navy by Tom Fulton...

I absolutely love the sentiment. Since I'm a Marine married to a Navy brat it has deep connection. Looks like it would catch fish too.

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