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CDC Wing Sparkle Dun

 
tied by KeatonsDad
Fly Type: Dry,
Target Species: Trout,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: Daiichi 1100 #16-22
Thread: UTC 70 denier Olive
Tail: Amber Sparkle Emerger Yarn
Body: BWO Turkey Biot
Wing: Two Blue Dun CDC feathers
Thorax: BWO Fine and Dry Dubbing

Tying Instructions: 1. Tie in Sparkle Yarn, clip tail to hook shank lenghth.
2. Tie in Turkey Biot at tail with notch facing left
3. advance thread to 2/3 point. Then wrap Turkey biot.
4. Tie off biot and clip excess. Then taking two evenly matched CDC feathers, cup them together and stroke the fibers forward. Then tie in the wing with the tips of the CDC freathers out over the eye of the hook. Pull the tips back and wrap in front of them to make them stand up on top of the hook shank.
5. Do a few figure 8 wraps around the back of the CDC stems and in front of the tips.
6. Dub a small thorax both behind the CDC and in front.
7. Build an even thread head, and tie off.
8. Finally clip the two CDC feather but ends at an angle up towards the top of the wing.



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