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/ Copper Wire / Dubbing / Grizzly / olive / Squirrel /

Humps Cress Bug

tied by dsaavedra
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Shrimp/Prawns,
Material List:
hoook: size 14 scud

body: olive squirrel dubbing wraped tightly in a dubbing loop so all the guard hairs stick out making it very spiky

ribbing: copper wire

hackle: grizzly
Tying Instructions: tie on rib

make and wrap dubbing loop to the front.

tie on hackle at front

wrap hackle back

secure hackle w/ 3 turns of the wire at the back, then rib the wire thru the hackle

tie off rib, whipfinish.

trim hackle fibers from top and sides.

cement head.
Presentation Tips: fish it on the botom

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