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Black foam skater

tied by btrout
Fly Type: Dry,
Target Species: Steelhead,
Recommended Region: Western Canada,
Material List:
Moose hair
Black deer hair
Black foam
White poly yarn
Black 06 thread
Light wire salmon hook
Tying Instructions: Tie in moose hair for tail.
Cut foam into a long triangle, approx 1/4" at the widest to down to 1/16"measure length prior to tying in.
Tie in foam at rear of hook.
Spin black deer hair up hook just short of eye and trim tight to underside of hook. Flat on bottom round on other sides.
Tie in two clumps of moose on bottom of hook so they sweep back at approx 30 deg. angle. I add glue at the bases.
Bring foam forward over body and tie in.
Fold foam over hook eye to form a baffle and tie in where previously tied.
Trim excess foam if any and add poly yarn as a sight guide.
Presentation Tips: Skating on the swing.

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