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/ Black / Flash / Krystal Flash / peacock herl / Red / white /

Half-Cock

 
tied by deeky
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Ants/Beetles,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 3399A, size 12
Thread: Uni Thread 8/0, black
Tail: White pearl Krystal Flash, 4 strands
Body: Peacock herl, rear 1/2 red, front 1/2 natural
Rib: Uni Thread tag
Hackle: Black hen hackle
Wing: Black hen hackle tips, tented
Tying Instructions: Start thread and run eye to bend, leaving several inches of teh tag hanging out the back (this will be the rib to reinforce the body). Tie in tail. Palmer red herl, then natural up the body. Counter rib with the thread tag. Two turns of hackle, then tie in the hackle-tip wings tented over the the body with the tips slightly separated. Whip, snip, and fish.



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