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"The Holographic Heart" tied by octopusshrimpFly Type: Attractor Pattern
, Target Species: Steelhead
, Recommended Region: Northeast US
, Material List:
6mm Acrylic Bead
Owner ssw #4-2
50lb. Power Pro
Flat waxed nylon
UV Polar Chenille
Cut the bend of the hook leaving enough to put in the vise.
Slide on the Bead and mount the hook in the vice
Tie on the Power Pro to a length of 2 1/2" from the rear of the bead to the tip of the Power Pro Loop
Attach the hook
Tie on the Estaz and Take Two turns.
Tie in the Cock Hackle by the tip and take 4-5 turns and tie off
Take about 10-15 Strands of holographic flashabou tie on at 2 and 10 position. Trim to taper
Tie in a lenghth of UV Polar Chenille and wrap forwar in touching turns leaving enough room behind the bead to tie in a Second hackle more flashabou and some ice dub in a dubbin loop.
This is my version of Scott Howells Prom Dress. I wanted something that was a little more sparse that incorporated a bead as we do a lot for our Great Lakes Steelhead. Drift, Swing Strip. You can also weight this fly as I did with non toxic wire.