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Tarcher Stinger Stone

tied by omahajimc
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Stone Flies,
Material List:
Hook: #14 english bait hook
Thread: 6/0 Black
Weight: 8-10 wraps of lead
Tail/Legs: Black goose biots
Thorax and underbody dubbing: Black Hare's Ear
Abdomen: Black tubing (midge size)
Wing case: Black turkey tail

Tying Instructions: * wraps lead centered on deepest part of hook "belly"
* form small dubbing ball at tail tie-in point to split tails
* tie in biot tails
* dub tapered body and wind tubing forward over dubbing in touching turns
* Dub thorax (overwrapping last couple of tubing wraps)
* Tie in pair of biot legs add dubbing to cover leg butts and form bump to hold wing case in profile
* add another pair of biot legs and more dubbing
* tie in wing case, add biots on either side of hook eye as antennae (could add another wing case if you are inclined)
*build head and whip finish
Presentation Tips: nymph

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