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Deer Hair Damsel

tied by dsaavedra
Fly Type: Deer Hair,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Dragonflies,
Material List:
died blue deerhair


large black plastic beadchain eyes

Tying Instructions: tie in a medium bunch of deer hair.

wrap to about midshank, grab the deer hair and wrap up it for and extended body, then make several snug wraps just before the tips of the hair, then evenly spiral back downwrads. do not trim butts.

tie in some antron using figure eights for the wings. wings should be one hook length or thereabout.

tie in eyes with figure eight wraps just in front of wings.

fold butts over wings and inbetween the eyes.

tie off, trim butts, and whipfinish.

coat entire extended body (excluding flaired tips) in head cement. let dry.
Presentation Tips: sight fish and let it sit over a group of panfish/bass.

cast it out, let it sit, and use very very small twitches to bring it in.

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