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  1. So I am changing up the way I do my fly tying videos for a few months, I am not doing the voice overs, instead I will be listing below the materials I used on the fly, and also a quick tutorial typed up on what to do. So click the read more to view all that. This fly is a caddis emerger, with horns. The body material used is really stretchy and makes nice ribbing on the abdomen. I really like using it. Just get a nice taper on the fly, and wind it on, not pulling too tight and you will have a perfectly segmented, and tapered body to the fly. So here is the materials used on the fly, and below this also look for the step by step on tying it. Hook: Firehole sticks #316 in size 14 Bead: 4MM black brass bead Lead: .025 and .010 lead wire Thread: Veevus 10/0 in black Abdomen wrap: Chewee skin in caddis green colo Horns: Black crystal flash Thorax dubbing: Hairtron dubbing in dark brown Glue: Hard as hull head cement Step 1 - Attach the bead Step 2 - Make 8-10 wraps with the .025 lead wire Step 3 - Make 10-12 wraps with the .010 lead wire Step 4 - Make wraps of thread over your lead wire to create a smooth taper. Step 5 - Cut the chewee skin with a taper Step 6 - Attach the chewee skin on the back of the hook on the thinner part of the tapered skin. Step 7 - make wraps up the hook, progressively getting looser as you reach the bead. Step 8 - Capture the skin, cut off the waste, and make tight wraps to keep it in place. Step 9 - Tie in a single strand of crystal flash, and then tie in the forward facing part rearward as well, making sure they are separated a bit. Step 10 - Dub on some hairtron dubbing and cover up over the horns a bit. Step 11 - Whip finish your fly. Step 12 - Brush out the dubbing slightly Step 13 - Add a drop of head cement. Step 14 - Fish your fly!
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