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Ostrich Dragon

 
tied by deeky
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Dragonflies,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 3261, size 8
Thread: Uni Thread 6/0, Olive
Weight: 8 wraps .020 lead wire
Eyes: Burned mono colored black
Tail: 3 strands rootbeer Krystal Flash, ostrich herl tips
Abdomen: 6 strands ostrich herl (small kind from feather duster)
Thorax: Olive hare's mask dubbing
Wing Case: Turkey tail feather
Legs: Olive rubber
Tying Instructions: Lay down thread base, wrap lead starting 2-3 eye spaces behind hook eye, tie in mono eyes. Move thread back and tie in Krystal Flash and herl tips. Advance thread forward and palmer herl to back side of lead, tie off. Tie in wing case on top and legs on bottom of lead. Dub thorax, pull wing case forward and tie down. Dub head, whip finish, trim legs to taste, and tease out dubbing.



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