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/ bluegill / Brown / caterpillar / Dubbing / Marker / Nymph Skin / panfish / semirealistic / terrestrial / waxworm / white /

Waxworm(ice fly)

 
tied by Fishigan
Target Species: Panfish,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Worms,
Material List:
Thread:White
Body:Nymph Skin
Underbody to bulk it up:white dubbing
Weight: 3 adhesive lead strips progressivly shorter and cut to the width of the hook.
Hook used: Mustad size 14 nymph
Other items:Brownish marker
Tying Instructions: Wrap thread to bend and back towards eye. Leave enough room for tying off and doing head. Lay a strip of adhesive lead tape on and make wraps the full length. Place on and tie in the second strip then the third. Wrap thread to bend and tie in nymph skin. Dubb a body back towards eye. Wrap nymph skin forward and tie off and trim. Make a nice head and whip finish. Now color the head with a brownish marker. Cement.
Presentation Tips: This is an ice fly. Jig it and jig it some more.



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