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/ bead / biot / Brown / Copper Wire / swiss straw /

Mitchells Stonefly

tied by xXFLYFISHXx
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Western Canada,
Imitation: Stone Flies,
Material List:
Hook:Mustad C53S (Size 6)
Bead:Your choice in a large bead to match color
Thread:6/0 Uni tan
Weight:Lead wire
Tail: Brown goose biots lifted with small ball of Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9
Shellback: Clear plastic wrap
Rib: Copper wire
Body: Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9
Wing case: Brown swiss straw
Legs: Brown goose Biots
Thorax:Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9
Horns/Antenias: Two goose biots
Neck/throat: Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9

Tying Instructions: 1-Wrap thick lead wire around the front 2/3 of the hook.
2-Start your thread and cover the lead forming a nice tapered body at the same time.
3-Form a small ball of dubbing at the hook bend to hold the biot tail up.
4-Then tie in the goose biot tail.
5-Tie in your clear shell back and your copper rib.
6-Now wrap your Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9 forward about 3/4 the way to the bead.
7-Then pull the clear plastic strip over the body.
8-Rib the body with your copper wire.
9-Tie in some Brown swiss straw
10-Dub a small amount of the same dubbing just in front of where the swiss straw is.
11-Make legs with two more brown goose biots
12-Use sizzors to fold the swiss straw back and then forward forming one win case.(keep in mid you need to do this three times)
13- Repeat steps 10-12 two more times. (you dont need to re-tie on swiss straw just keep folding the same peice untill you have three wing cases.)
14- Tie in the antenias
15- Make a throat out of some more Hareline Dubbin Hares Ear Plus Dubbin Gold #9
16- Tie off and you are done

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