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foam loop Hex emerger

tied by JSzymczyk
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Southeast US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: 3xl Curved-shank nymph hook
Thread: brown 6/0
Tail/trailing shuck: Tan Polar Fiber
Side tails: sili-legs nymph, barred orange, one each side
Body: "underfur" from the Polar Fiber, used as dubbing
Rib: tying thread as above
Back: two strands sili-leg nymph, barred orange
Emerger wings: closed cell packing foam cut into a strip, doubled and tied in on top.
Legs: sili-legs nymph, barred orange tied "madam X" style.
Thorax/Head: dubbing same as body
Eyes: Medium mono nymph eyes, or home-made melted monofilament.
Markings: brown and yellow sharpie pen, a few bars on the shuck and a few small markings on the sides of the abdomen.
Tying Instructions: Fairly straight forward, nothing tricky except be careful to not trap the legs when winding the dubbing thorax and head.
Presentation Tips: DEAD or just barely move the line with small finger movements...

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