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Holy Diver

tied by The flyfool
Fly Type: Poppers/Sliders,
Target Species: Pike,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Imitation: Frogs,
Material List:
Hook: Bass bug #8-10 (Bigger head = Bigger hook)
Thread: White
Tail: Flash n' slinky & Wing n' flash
Hackle: Marabou
Head: Diver head (2 cm)
Legs: Barred rubber legs

This Diver is pretty small (10-12 cm) and fits perfect for Bass, Perch and smaller Pikes. You can make this fly a lot bigger if you want.
Tying Instructions: 1. Tie in some Flash n' slinky and Wing n' flash as tail

3. Wind a Marabou feather around the shank or use a dubbing loop to make a hackel

4. Use a needle to attach the rubber legs to the diver head

5. Make a whipfinisher and mix some 5-minute epoxy and apply a small amount to the hook shank. Slide the diver head over the hook shank and allow epoxy to set

6. Tie in the thread in front of the head and make a whipfinisher. Apply some Epoxy, UV glue or Varnish. This is for secure the head even more

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