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Hise's Let Go of My Eggo

 
tied by trevally
Fly Type: Streamers,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
rear hook:
6/0 Uni-thread
Daiichi 1750 sizes 4-10
grizzly marabou sand, tan, natural
Sparkle Flash pearl
mono

front hook:
Daiichi X510 sizes 4-10
grizzly marabou
Australian Possum
Wapsi Dome Eyes (mirage or other)
Ice Dub (lt. yellow)
Otter's soft eggs
EZ Shape Sparkle Body
Tying Instructions: rear hook:
-Thread base.
-Secure a tail using 2 grizzly marabou feathers (leave excess).
-Wind one of the griz marabou feathers forward to behind hook eye. Tie off.
-Give a slight twist to the second griz marabou feather and lay down for an overbody. Secure behind the hook eye.
-Take a few strands of pearl Sparkle Flash and secure along each side of the shank.
-Whip finish.

front hook:
-Thread base.
-Thread an Otter's Soft Egg onto the Daiichi X510.
-Thread 30lb. backing thru the rear hook and secure on the front hook. Double it over when tying it in; if you'd prefer.
-Tie a clump of griz marabou on the topside of the hook (at the bend).
-Using a Dubbit tool, twist up a clump of Australian possum and move your bobbin forward.
-Wind the possum cord forward to the 1/3rd of the distance behind the hook eye. Tie off.
-Twist up some Ice Dub (lt. yellow) and dub between the front side of the possum and the Otter's Soft Egg.
-Whip finish.
-Paste a Dome Eye on either side of the hook (at the front of the possum) using EZ Shape Sparkle Body.


Presentation Tips: Fish this pattern under a sink tip or on a floating line. Dead drift, swing, or strip it through the runs and drop-offs for explosive takes. It has been particularly good in the fall and spring in the Great Lakes and Southeast regions. Great for trout, steelhead, salmon, and even smallmouth.



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