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Hydropsychidae larva

tied by Matt B
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Caddis Flies,
Material List:
Hook - size 10 thru 16 curved caddis
Body - prizm chartreuse ice dub
Rib - clear stretch tube
Head - black pearl chenille medium 1 or 2 turn
Thread - chartreuse for the body, whip finish, then tye on black for head.
Tying Instructions: 1. Tye on stretch tube
2. dub body
3. wrap stretch tube and whip finish, cut thread
4. pick out some ice dub fibers from between stretch tube
5. tye on black thread, tye on chenille, one or two wraps, whip finish and done!
Presentation Tips: Across and down, let line straighten in current, short strips, stop, let her swing in the current while shaking the rod tip, then strip again.

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