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Rogan's Gadget

tied by deeky
Fly Type: General Freshwater,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 9674, size 8
Thread: Danville Flymaster, red; Uni Thread 8/0, black
Tail/Back: Bronze Mallard
Underbody: Dental tape
Body: Flat mylar, silver
Rib: Oval tinsel, silver
Head: Peacock herl
Tying Instructions: Cut Mallard slip and fold it in thirds. Start red thread and tie in ahead of bend (note: original simply used the black for this step). Switch to black thread and tie in rib and dental tape. Wrap underbody making sure to taper the ends. Tie in mylar at head and wrap back and then forward again for durable double layer on the body. Wrap rib forward. Pull Mallard forward and trap with a couple of wraps. Then pull the butts of the Mallard tight and finish tying off. Tie in Peacock and make a rope with the thread. Wrap head and tie off. Whip, snip, and fish.

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