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The Texas Midge
McFlyLures posted a topic in The Fly Tying BenchThis fly keeps getting sold out at my work. We cannot keep them in stock. They are some of the best, and most productive annelid patterns we carry. The deep ribs, and contrast with the thread and D-Rib create a super bold fly that attracts fish like crazy! It took a few tries to figure out how to tie this fly, but after I figured it out, it really isn't all that difficult. I will say, the original that we have at our work doest have the black tag at the end, but seems to get the black ribs another way. While I can tie them that way as well, they take a bit longer, and I find this way is easier and quicker. Its also just as effective. Here is a list of materials I used on the fly Hook: Umpqua U203 in size 20 Red Thread: UTC Ultra Thread 70 Black Thread: Danville's fly master 6/0 Ribbing: Midge sized D-Rib in Red Finishing Resin - Solarez "Bone Dry" UV curing resin
Catching fish with my beard!
McFlyLures posted a topic in The Fly Tying BenchMany people have already asked me to tie a fly with my beard hair, so here it is! I cut some hair from my beard, then tied a clouser minnow with it. I even went out and tested it on the water and I caught a few smallmouth bass with it! Pretty funny actually, catching fish with my beard. Hook: Gamakatsu SS15 - Size 2 Weight: Brass Dumbbell Eyes - 5MM Eye Adhesive - Super Glue Thread: Ultra thread 140 - Brown Fiber: My Beard! UV Resin: Solarez "Bone Dry"
Crafty Point Up Baitfish
McFlyLures posted a topic in The Fly Tying BenchThis fly uses a heavy dumbbell to keep the fly swimming hook point up. The way this fly is tied, the dumbbell is hidden with the craft fur and 3D eyes. This fly, being tied with craft fur, moves wonderfully in the water. The movement is much like a dying baitfish due to occasionally turning sideways slightly when being jerked. Hook: Gamakatsu SS15 size 1/0 Fiber: Craft fur (white and chartreuse) Hook Wrap: Pearl cactus chenille Thread: Danville Fly Master - 70 Denier Weight: Dumbbell Eyes - 5mm Eyes: 3D eyes - 5mm Adhesive: Fletch Tight Head Cement: Solarez "Bone Dry" UV Resin