Everybody loves the Woolly Bugger, and a lot of streamer fishermen swear by patterns tied with zonker strips because of the great pulsating action these flies display in the water. So what if you combined the two and threw in some peacock herl for good measure?
Hendo’s Flea Fly is a creation of our Club Patron Brian Henderson. Due to this fly being a new creation/interpretation there is only the folklore of fishing to back up the following pattern.
It has been said that with this fly well presented to tailing whiting sessions of 50+ fish have been achieved.
LeaderCalc is an online tool that allows you to calculate the section lengths of your knotted leaders based on a large number of leader formulas including some of the best known and most popular leader designs available.
The original version was a Microsoft Excel spreadsheet developed by Global FlyFisher partner Steve Schweitzer. Read More » “Dimensioning Leaders with LeaderCalc”
A vintage Aussie pattern; hen rainbows have been known to throw their hotel room keys on stage when seen. A few changes to the original due to materials on hand – possum for black squirrel and rabbit for kangaroo in the wing.
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The Sugar Cube Emerger, or suspender buzzer, is a fairly easy fly to tie using only a few materials but it’s very effective, especially on still water trout.
- Hook: Light weight curved hook like a Kamazan B100 or Tiemco 2487 in sizes 10-20
- Thread: Uni 8/0 or UTC 70 denier
- Tag: Flat gold, silver or pearl tinsel
- Rib: as tag
- Abdomen: Dubbing of your choice
- Thorax: As abdomen
- Head: Plastazote, or other high-density foam cut into a strip.
Part 1 – The Tools
A quick primer on the tools you’ll need if you want to start tying deer hair bugs for bass, pike and other predators. This video covers thread, essential tools and some optional extras. GSP Thread, heavy duty scissors, double edged razor blades, hair packers, leg pullers hair stackers, hot tip and the bend-a-blade.