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Flat Spent Spinner

tied by RoyChristie
Fly Type: Spinners,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
In order of tying in
Hook - Longshank grub hook, bent 20 degrees toward the tyer - 1/3 back from eye
Thread - rusty brown 8/0
Tail - White, cream, cree cock hackle fibres tied in at a 10 degree angle toward the tyer
rib - copper wire
Body - dubbing mix to match the spinner(orange+red Dazi-hare from Spirit river)
Wings - Double - tied spent into the hook gape
Hackle - Cree cock dyed gold - tied in with a trapped loop & pulled in as the last procedure.
Thorax - Black+grey DaziHare
Tying Instructions: Tie as a standard paraloop spinner, but sideways.
Cranking the hook & getting the tails angled upward is important.
Presentation Tips: This fly will land right way up every time, lies flat in the surface and the hook does not enter the water. Spinner light pattern is good

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