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/ Black / fuzzy nymph / impressionistic / Muskrat / Ostrich / Polly (E.H.) Rosborough / Soft Hackle / stillwater /

Casual Dress

tied by carlp5351
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Mayflies,
Material List:
Hook: 2xl Nymph Hook
Thread: 6/0 Gray, Head 8/0 Black
Tail: Tuft of Muskrat Fur
Abdomen: Muskrat fur
Collar: Tuft of Muskrat Fur(Spun Around Hook)
Head: Black Ostrich Herl
Tying Instructions: To create segmented abdomen. Start by dubbing muskrat to thread, It will take about twice as much as you think. Also create a nice taper in the dubbing noodle. Next take a dubbing twister, catch the thread and the go back up to abdomen and tie off. Move thread up to the front of the abdomen. Spin the dubbing twister until you get a nice tight dubbing noodle. The thread will disappear into the dubbing. Wrap dubbing froward and tie off.

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