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Red Stretch Floss Larvae

tied by horseshoe
Fly Type: Terrestrials & Midges,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Eastern Canada,
Material List:
size 16 Black buzzer hook
Gold glass bead
Uni thread- black 6/0
stretch Floss-Red
Head cement

Tying Instructions: *Put bead onto hook and slide to hook eye.

*Place hook in vise.

*Tie on black thread Wind touching sides down till the thread is inline with the barb.

*Bring thread back up to eye.

*Tie on red stretch floss directly behind the eye, move it aside and wind black thread down the hook shaft to over the barb.

*Wind floss touching sides down the shaft.

*Wrap thread around floss while it is resting straight on the top of the hook. Wrap tightly around the floss a few times to hold in place.

*Place floss to lay flat on the back of the hook(top).
Wrap thread twice around the floss in segments up the shaft to the eye. 4-6 segments -----o See photo.

*Whip off head and put head cement over entire larvae.

*If you turn the vise for a little while after cementing it will help keep the cement laying even.
Presentation Tips: To be fished near the bottom.

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