Published Jul 4. 2011 - 10 years ago
Updated or edited Aug 8. 2015

Some BUGS for my son's trip to MA...

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I put my son on the plane out of LAX for a three week trip back East to MA...here are some patterns I tied up for him - to use on the Farmington and Swift Rivers while he is there:

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]SIMPLY REDs...(And, PURPLE)...[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: Gamakatsu C12-B, #18-# 20
THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Black
BEAD: 5/64 Black Nickel, (4 wraps 0.10 lead)?or Tung
ABDOMEN: Red Krystal Flash
RIB: Wapsi, Silver, xsm
THORAX: Spirit River Iridescent dyed peacock eye, Purple

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]PALINISTA ... (apologies to EVA PERON)[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: Mustad C49S, #18 -#20, Daiichii 1130, #18-#20...used above
THREAD: Gordon Griffith?s 14/0, Red, White
TAIL: 1 Strand Pearl Krystal Flash
ABDOMEN:White Thread
OVERABDOMEN: Hareline Stalcup's Micro Tubing, Blue
RIB: Wapsi Silver Wire, X-SM
WING: Grizzly Krystal Flash Black and White, 3strands, cut short
THORAX: Arizona Diamond Hair Pearl Green or Blue
BEAD: Silver, 5/64 or 1/16

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]PEACOCK BLUE MIRACLE MIDGE...[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: TMC 2487, Daiichi 1130, Mustad c49s, #18-24
THREAD: Tiemco 16/0, Black
ABDOMEN: Wapsi Ultra thread, 70 Denier, Peacock Blue
RIB: Lagartun, x-fine, copper

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]YELLER FELLA... NYMPH[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: TMC 100 SPBL, #14-#16, Daiichi 1560, #14-#16
THREAD: Wapsi Ultra 70 Denier, Dark Brown, Yellow
TAIL: Bronze Mallard Fibers
ABDOMEN: Natural Pheasant Tail
RIB: Wapsi, Fl. Orange, SM
THORAX: 1/3 Rusty Squirrel, 1/3 SLF STD. Cinnamon, 1/3 Fire Star, Lemon Yellow
WINGCASE/LEGS: 6 Strands Black Krystal Flash
BEAD: Silver Tungsten, sized to hook

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]HARVESTER MIDGE, Olive...[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: TMC 2499 SPBL, #16-#18 or TMC 2488 #16-#22 or TMC 2488H # 16-#20 (The pattern, as offered by Umpqua, is tied on the first hook)
THREAD: Uni, 8/0, Lt. Olive, laid flat ( twist bobbin counter-clock wise )
RIB: Wapsi wire, Black, X-sm
BEAD: Tungsten, Black, sized to hook

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]S. WHIPLASH...[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: TMC 100SPBL, #14-#16, Daiichi 1560, #14-#16
THREAD: Wapsi Ultra, 70 Denier Black / Ultra, 70 Denier Fl. Fire Orange
TAIL: Coq De Leon Fibers, Medium Speckled
RIB: Wapsi, Ultra Wire, Hot Orange, SM
ABDOMEN: Pheasant Tail, Black
THORAX: Spirit River Squirrel Blend, Natural Grey (35%), Arizona Diamond Hair, Rainbow (35%), Ice Dub, UV Purple (30%)
WING CASE/LEGS: Grizzly Krystal Flash, Black/White
BEAD: Silver Tungsten, sized to hook

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

[b:b433dde428]HARVESTER MIDGE, Rusty Brown...[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: TMC 2499 SPBL, #16-#18 or TMC 2488 #16-#22 orTMC 2488H # 16-#20 (The pattern, as offered by Umpqua, is tied on the first hook)
THREAD: Lagartun, 74 Denier, Rusty Brown
RIB: Wapsi wire, Black, X-sm
BEAD: Tungsten, Black, sized to hook

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/ATTRACTORS/ATTRACTO...

[b:b433dde428]RED/ ORANGE PT (BUFFALO JUMP)[/b:b433dde428]

HOOK: Daiichi 1560, TMC 3761 , #12-#18
THREAD: Uni 8/0 Brown, to secure tail, rib and abdomen
TAIL: Lemon Wooduck
RIB: Wapsi, Copper/Brown wire SM
ABDOMEN: Red Pheasant Tail fibers...then
THREAD: Wapsi 6/0 Fl. Orange
THORAX: Orange Ice Dub 50%., Nat. Squirrel Belly 50%
WING CASE/ LEGS: Rusty Brown Krystal Flash
BEAD: Silver Tungsten, sized to hook

[img:b433dde428]http://i305.photobucket.com/albums/nn202/planettrout/Flies%20for%20the%2...

And YES, [b:b433dde428][i:b433dde428]flashy hot spots[/i:b433dde428][/b:b433dde428] work well on heavily pressured waters...

PT/TB :idea:

A great collection of beaded...

[b:932bed99b9]A great collection of beaded bugs there PT. They would be a really good collection for greyling here in the UK. Greyling usually live in shoals and they will grab what they see before somebody else does.[/b:932bed99b9]

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Thanks Donald !!!...

Thanks Donald !!!

Those beaded BUZZERS you have been tying are GREAT !!!

PT/TB :D

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