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Hot Spot PTN

 
tied by cklenske
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 3906B, size 10-18
Bead: gold to size
Thread: 8/0 olive
Ribbing: copper wire
Tail/abdomen: pheasant tail fibers
Thorax: pink Sow Scud dubbing
Wing case/legs: pheasant tail fibers
Flashback: pearl Flashaboo
Tying Instructions: Tie the ribbing wire along the bottom of the hook. Tie in the tail at the hook barb, then wrap the butt end of the fibers to form the abdomen; wrap the ribbing forward. Tie in the fibers for the legs right behind the bead, and wrap the butt ends back to the body; leave the butt ends to become the wing case. Wrap in the dubbing to form the thorax. Pull the wingcase forward, tie off, and whip finish.
Presentation Tips: Drift as a dropper under a dry fly or a hopper pattern.


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