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
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