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Bug eye dragonfly

 
tied by bowlover
Fly Type: General Freshwater,
Target Species: Panfish,
Imitation: Dragonflies,
Material List:
hook: size 8-12 nymph hook
thread: olive 8/0
eyes: silver beadchain
tail: olive marabou
body: butts of marabou tail wrapped foreward
hackle: brown speckled hen saddle
head: olive brown dubbing
Tying Instructions: start thread and tie in eyes
wrap to bend and tie in tail. don't trim the excess
make a rope with te marabou and thread and wrap forward. Trim excess
tie in hackle feather and take 2-3 wraps
dub a thick head around the eyes
whip finish and head cement
Presentation Tips: fish slowly with twitches to let the hackle and tail become alive. Works pretty well under a popper


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