tied by cornmuse Fly Type:Streamers, Target Species:Freshwater Bass, Recommended Region:Central US, Imitation:Crayfish, Material List: Mixed Media - I have found this to be an excellent late summer/early autumn river smallie pattern. Obviously this is a variation of a Clouser. Tight lines!
Hook: Mustad 3366 size 2, 4, or 6
Thread: Rusty Orange 6/0
Eyes: Gold plated Deep Sea eyes
Belly: 6 to 10 strands of black speckled pumpkin sililegs
Flash Material: 4 to 8 strands of copper crystal flash
Wing: Red Fox tail fur, tied short and bushy. Don't comb out the underfur! Tying Instructions: Tied in the fashion of a Clouser minnow. Secure the lead eyes. Tie the ten sili-legs in by folding over the tying thread and starting the tie in front of the eyes. Catch the legs with three or four wraps before making a collar behind the eyes. Invert the hook, add four strands of copper flash and then tie in the wing bushy and shorter than the sili-legs. Presentation Tips: Fish this on a long flourocarbon tippet. Cast upstream or up-and-across and retrieve downstream with a hopping motion. A great crayfish imitation and an even better johnny darter imitation.
Small Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 5.35" x 3.4" x 1.4" Husband Loved Them! I bought 2 for my husband as a gift. He was thrilled. He has more expensive boxes, but says that these are just as good as, if not better, than the higher priced boxes he owns. They are lightweight, durable and waterproof. I will probably have to purchase more in the very near future! Thank you... read more
4.5” Tungsten Hair Scissors great job Scissors were in catalogs and shops elsewhere,same price and more,placed order on-line.response was fast.emails were answered and the scissors are sharp. thanks again great job! cast catch release cub... read more
Small Waterproof Fly Box - Slit Foam 5.35" x 3.4" x 1.4" Excellent quality These boxes are a very good value. They are well made and appear to be very durable. The slit foam holds the flies securely and there is plenty of capacity. I bought three as gifts and it will take the rest of the winter at the tying bench to fill em' up. I'd recommend them to anyone.... read more