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Craft Store Beads

March 1st, 2009 · No Comments

Another rainy weekend, and a trip to the craft store.
Bead Body Caddis Pupa
Hook: Size 14, curved pupa hook
Thread: Light Olive, 8/0
Body: Glass “seed beads” size 11/0,  4 beads
Antenna: 2 wood duck fibers
Thorax/Legs: Grey Ostrich

Bead Thorax Soft Hackle
I was thinking PMD emerger when tying this one.
Hook: size 14 wet fly
Thread: Light Olive, 8/0
Tail: Pheasant Tail
Body: Pheasant [...]

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PMD Sparkle Dun

July 2nd, 2008 · No Comments

The PMD Sparkle Dun is an outstanding pattern for matching Pale Morning Dun adults.
Tie on a dry fly hook, here is a Tiemco 100, size 16. Use 6/0 yellow or light cahill thread. Tie in the wings first, triming the butts. Next, tie in the tail, this is zelon in “mayfly brown” color. Trim the [...]

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