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/ Bucktail / Flash / olive / Shrimp / swiss straw / white /
tied by j74snook
Fly Type: General Saltwater,
Target Species: Redfish,
Recommended Region: Southwest US,
bucktail choose color, maraboo white or grey, 30#mono burnt ends 4 eyes, crystal flash chennile for legs, olive or tan swiss straw, tan yarn(optional for body build up), hook 1 or 2 10x
Tying Instructions: start with buck tail at bend of hook for head. tie in maraboo for front legs. add mono eyes. build up body via thread or yarn.tie in swiss strawat front of body with straw facing head. tie in on bottom crystal flash chennilele legs just below starw tie and at end of shank. wind thred back up to where end of body would be and pull straw back to form the shell. make 3 wraps and continue to do the same to form the tail. whip finish and cot straw to leave enough to form a tail that you fan out.
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