Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Spring Crappie Darter


Spring Crappie Darter

Hook - Curved style
Thread - Black
Tail - White calf tail
Ribbing - Flat silver tinsel
Body - Black yarn, chenille etc
Wing - Yellow calf tail

Green Caddis


Green Caddis

Hook - Curved
Bead - Gold
Thread - Black
Body - Caddis Green Nymph Stretch Skin
Thorax - Fiery Black Sybai Fine Spectra Flash Dubbing


Sunday, March 25, 2018

Simple Pheasant Tails




Simple Pheasant Tail

Hook: Nymph Style
Threas: Assorted Colors
Tail: Pheasant tail (butt ends left long over eye of hook)
Ribbing: Fine wire (gold, silver, copper etc)
Body: Pheasant tail (butt ends left long over eye of hook after wrapping body)
Thorax: Thread
Wing case: Butt ends of the pheasant tail pulled back over the thorax and secured with tying thread

Tying Notes

Pheasant tail: Use different colors and different fibers from different birds
Thorax: I used thread but the torax can be tied using tinsel, spanflex, uni-stretch, dubbing etc

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Cate's Turkey



Cate's Turkey

Hook: Nymph style
Thread: Black
Rib: Wire, gold fine
Tail: Lemon woodduck barbs
Abdomen: Mottled turkey barbs
Thorax: Peacock herl
Legs: Lemon woodduck barbs

Grbica




Grbica

Hook: Nymph style
Thread: Tan
Rib: Thread tag end
Tail: Hackle fibers
Abdomen: Light hares ear dubbing (or color of your choosing)
Shellback: Duck, goose or turkey biot
Wingbuds: Duck, goose or turkey biot
Thorax: Dark hares ear dubbing (or color of your choosing)

Reference


https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n8og4sKqKz4

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Trigger Baetis


Trigger Baetis

Hook: Nymph style
Thread: 6/0 Brown & orange
Tail: 2 pheasant tail fibers split
Ribbing: Gold wire
Body: Brown thread
Thorax: Green & brown superfine dubbing
Wing buds: Dun CDC