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Cole's Snake River Stonefly SBS

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Howard Cole's wonderwing stonefly. Tied here as a skwala; change color/size to meet your needs.

 

hook - Dai Riki 280 #10

thread - MFC 8/0 brown

egg sac - 2mm foam black

abdomen - Fly Rite quill gordon dubbing (makes a nice olivish/brown/yellow)

underwing - dun saddle wonderwing style

overwing - calftail chartreuse

legs - rubber medium brown

hackle - brown-dyed grizzly

 

 

Mash down barb, start thread at 2/3 mark and wrap back to bend

 

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tie in foam strip (1/2 gap width); fold over, brush a little super glue, and tie down tag end

 

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dub thread, dub body

 

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prep saddle feathers

 

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tie feathers in, pull to length; trim butts and cover with thread wraps

 

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clean, stack, measure (tips extend to egg sac) a clump of calftail; tie in

 

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tie in hackle

 

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tie in legs

 

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wrap hackle behind, between and in front of legs; tie off, trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

 

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Regards,

Scott

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