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N2 Sculpin - Olive

tied by Pujic
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US, Northwest US, Southeast US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: TMC 300 (3x long streamer) Sizes 2-8
Thread: Olive 8/0
Tail / Tag: 2-4 olive grizzly hackle feathers tied down Matuka style. Webby feathers work best. Secured down with gold oval ribbing.
Body: Olive Hareline dubbing over heavy lead wire. The N2 sculpin should always be weighted.
Ribbing: Medium gold oval tinsel, or Wapsi ultra wire.
Underwing: n/a
Wings: 2-4 Olive grizzly hackle feathers imitating a dorsal fin. Tied down by ribbing and left extended to provide a tail.
Wing Case / Shell Back: None
Thorax: Red hackle tied in on each side as gills.
Legs: n/a
Hackle: Olive grizzly hackle, wrapped around the body behind the head.
Antenna: n/a
Eyes: Gold 3D eyes, glued.
Head / Collar: Olive rams wool spun and trimmed to shape.

Tying Instructions:
Presentation Tips: Great fly for working deep pools for larger trout! A brown / tan variant is also popular. The N2 sculpin is a basic cross beteen a traditional Matuka sculpin and a wool head. Personally I like the use of rams wool better for the head as it gives more action than deer hair.

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