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tied by octopusshrimp
Fly Type: Egg/Sac,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Leeches,
Material List:
Hook-TMC 9395 for shank
Owner Octopuss for stinger
50lb. test Power Pro
Flat waxed nylon
6/0 UNI Thread
Rabbit Strip
Ice Wing Fiber
Senyos Laser Dub
8mm Bead
Tying Instructions: Cut the shank of the 9395 leaving a little of the bend so you can hold it in the vice during the tying process.
Slide on the 8mm bead and Tie on a 2 1/2" section of 50lb. test Power Pro for the stinger hook.
Put a #4 hook in the loop point up
Tie on the Rabbit strip tail so the tip of the fur just touches the point of the hook
If you like at this point add some .025 lead to the shank for weight
Tie in the estaz at the rear of the shank and wrap the body leaving enough room for a collar and a pinch of Senyos laser dub
Tie in some Ice wing Fiber 360 aroind the hook and trim to a taper at the rear
Center Tie in a clump of Senyos Laser dub tight to the bead 360 and whip finish behind the Bead
Al Fine
Presentation Tips: Drift,Swing,Strip

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