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Blue Hairwing

 
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Fly Type: Hairwing,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Eastern Canada,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
•Hook - Sz8 - 2xl Bronze Lure
•Black , Red Thread
•Rib - Silver Mylar Uni #14
•Body - Blue Floss
•Wing - Blue Bucktail, Black squirrel tail.
•Collar - Red thread stripe over the black head.

Tying Instructions: Tie in the mylar above the barb and then move to the side.

Tie in the floss then wrap thread evenly about 3/4 the way up the shaft.

Wrap floss as even as possible up to the thread, tie down and snip off excess.

Wrap mylar once in a band to create tag then wrap up to the thread with about 3-4 wraps.

Tie down securely and snip off excess.

Tie down the bucktail, wrap 3-4 times securely, cut off excess at an angle and place a dab of cement before wrapping a few more times to secure.

Tie down the squirrel tail, wrap 3-4 times securely, cut off excess at an angle and place a dab of cement before wrapping a few more times to secure.

Wrap to form head. Whip finish.

Tie on red thread and wrap to form a band/stripe, whip finish and coat with cement



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