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Greenwells Stem

tied by dwiltshire
Fly Type: Wet,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: General Europe,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: B174 #14
Thread: Powersilk 10/0 olive
Abdomen: Tying thread, flattened
Thorax: Hare
Hackle: Greenwells hen
Rib: hackle stem

Tying Instructions: Ribbed is formed from the stem hackle feather.

Tie in hackle by stem, as usual, at the start of th tying but simply do not dispose.

Wind the stem carefully in even wraps to form a rib. Being careful not to snap the quill, good pressure is needed for the rib not to slip.

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