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Posted 05 January 2019 - 07:03 PM
My version of this patterns differs a little from John Kent's design, but they quite similar. Here is the recipe for my version.
Elvis Chironomid fly pattern recipe - John Kent
Hook: Firehole 315 #10-16
Bead: White brass or tungsten
Underbody: White FWN
Thread: Red 8/0 (70d)
Rib: Mahogany Slim Rib (brown or wine)
Body: Mirage Flashabou
Coating: Bone Dry UV resin
Posted 10 February 2019 - 12:24 PM
Decent fly. I don't tie chironomids ... since all I catch with them is 2 inch sunfish. But the video is fairly well done.
Barbed hooks rule!
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