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Glass Tail Stone

tied by bly65
Fly Type: Nymphs,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Stone Flies,
Material List:
Hook: Nymph size 8-16
Head: Gold Bead 1/16
Body: Gold/black/peacock glass beads glued threaded on mono
Legs: Dark Brown Biots
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Wingcase: Wapsi Thin Skin
Tying Instructions: Slide on Bead and start thread.Cut a piece of mono about 7 inches long. slide bead onto one side of the mono and place it in the middle. Then, slide the beads on both peices of mono at the same time. This first bead will ensure that the beads do not slide of the mono. Do this step for about 7-10 times. Tie mono onto the hook shank. Tie in peacock herl and begin to wrap. Tie in first set of legs with the biots. Do this tep progresively up the hook shank until you reach the bead. Make only 3 sets of legs. Cut a peice of wapsi thin skin and cut a V segemtn at the end of it. tie in behind the bead and whip finish.

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