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Matt's Simple Foam Beetle

tied by mcrouse44
Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Ants/Beetles,
Material List:
Hook: Dai Riki 305 size 14
Thread: Danville 6/0 Black
Body: Peacock Hurl
Back: Black Foam
Legs: Black Rooster Hackle (palmered)
Indicator: Yellow Foam or Yarn

Tying Instructions: This is an easy and effective beetle.

1. Cut oval shaped body in foam.
2. Tie pre cut foam at the bend of the hook.
3. Tie in 2-3 strands of Peacock Hurl and a single rooster hackle.
4. Wrap hurl up the shank.
5. Palmer Hackle forward in wide turns.
6. Tie down forming head
7. Add Indicator
8. Fish

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