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/ Black / Brown / Dubbing / floss / Pheasant / swiss straw /

Crane Fly

tied by HFT
Fly Type: Dry,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Material List:
Tiemco 200R 8
14/0 brown
brown floss
fine and dry dubbing rust brown
tan swiss straw
black deer belly hair
pheasant tail
hackle brown
med black rubber leg
furnace hackle
Tying Instructions: tie in brown hackle fibers for beak. figure 8 round rubber leg for the eyes. strip two furnace hackles for antena and tie in then dub a head,trim eyes. tie knots in pheasant tail fibers then tie them in.hackle it. Take 4 pieces of swiss straw lay them out,spread flex cement on them and sprinkle the deer hair on 2 of them,sandwich the other 2 on top,trim to shape and tie in. tie in the floss for a rib then dub to the eye.

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