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: Hotpants (black)


sinktip
05-05-2001, 06:20 PM
Hotpants

This fly is my bread and butter on the Snake River in eastern Washington. I also tie it in purple and fish both often for summer run fish.

http://www.flyfishingforum.com/expertise/steelhead/flyswap2001/duggan-5.jpg

Hook: Tiemco 7999 or similar in size 4 or 6
Thread: Black 6/0 Danville
Tag: Butt of flame red floss
Body: Black sparkle chenille
Hackle: Black dry fly hackle palmered over the chenille
Collar: Two turns of natural guinea

(For the purple version, replace the thread, chenille and hackle with purple.)