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Hatch-ling tied by Joe HardFly Type: Egg/Sac
, Target Species: Steelhead
, Recommended Region: Eastern Canada
, Material List:
Hook; Daiichi X510 #8
Thread; Black red or orange etc.
Tag; Flat silver tinsel
Tail; Whit ostrich herl
Body; A mix of orange, pink/white/bright red congo hair, and pink hot glue, can use any egg glue colour or congo hairs
Eyes/head; Melted 20 pound maxima, figure 8 wrapped with a few strands of white ostrich herlTying Instructions:
Attach thread and lay a thread base to just above hook point. Add tag of flat silver tinsel 3 wraps down and back. Attach a short tail of about 6 or 7 white ostrich herls. Wind the thread forward over the herl to just before the eye of the hook. Clip off 3 or 4 of the herls, and leave the rest of the herl tags hanging out over the hook eye. Make a thread bump about 1 eye space back and attach mono eyes directly behind the bump. Behind the eyes attach the ostrich herl by the tips and twist into rope. figure 8 wrap the eyes with the herl rope and tie off behind eyes. pull the remaining tags of the herl hanging out over the eye back and tie down behind eyes.
Take a clump of brushed out congo hair and tie it on top of the hook shank. in the middle between eyes and tail. trim so that there is about an inch of tag sticking up so that it stays on top of the hook forming a V. Do the same to the near and far side of the shank. Wen all three clumps are tied on pull up on the clumps so that they are alltogether in one clump and wrap thread arround the base of the clump, like a parachute post. tie off thread whith several half hitches or whip finish. Behid or in front of congo hair clump. Add a ead of hot glue to bottom and bowth sides and let dry. Clip and preen congo hair Presentation Tips:
This fly can be fished like and egg or nymph. twitching to add movement. Use for any fish that feeds on fry, alvein or eggs in rivers streams or lakes