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Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Hook: size 10 TMC 8089
Body: foam ear plug split and super glued
Rear Legs: heat shrink tubing formed using needle nose pliers
Waist Band: Estaz or Trilobal Synthetic Hackle Fibers
Front Legs: silly legs knotted or flattened heat shrink tubing
Eyes: hologrpahic or jiggle eyes
Mouth: red marker
Spots: black marker
Tying Instructions: Meet the Fricket's....
Frankenfricket (black swiss straw over head and tyed back to make wings)
Mama Fricket: green waist band
Frydye Fricket: swirled green body and tye dyed waist band and front legs
I tried to cross crickets and frogs using my two favorite fly color combos (chartreuse and black)
One too many Grateful Dead shows for me, because these were way to fun to create.
Presentation Tips: Whip it, Flip It, Twitch it,.....aaaaahhhhh FRICKET!!!!!
Idea for the legs came from here:
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