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tied by Hillbilly
Fly Type: Epoxy,
Recommended Region: Northeast US,
Imitation: Ants/Beetles,
Material List:
#10 or smaller dry hook
Thread: color choice
Body: glass bead to match or contrast thread
Legs: tyers choice
Tying Instructions: Put bead on hook. Start thread towards bend of hook and make ball big enough for bead to sit on but not slip off of the ball.Snip thread slide bead onto ball restart thread and wrap it to almost the size of the bead. Whip finsh move behind bead and do the same. Make head whip finish snip thread. Mix epoxy and form the body and head. Let dry and restarr thread in middle add hackle for legs tye off and whip finish.

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