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: Bob's Bluegill Fly


worstcaster
05-02-2006, 06:47 PM
This fly was originally tied by a friend in the fire dept. named Bob. He had no specific name for the fly. Sorry the pictures are not very good.

Materials
Hook - Size 12
Thread - Orange
Tail - Squirril Tail
Body - Orange Embrodery Floss
Wing Squirril Tail

1) Thread hook
2) Tie in tail - Length of shank
3) Tie in floss and wrap thread to wing tie in point a little shy of hook eye
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c109/worstcaster/Bob1.jpg
4) Wrap floss to wing tie in point. Make body bulky, it will sink better.
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c109/worstcaster/Bob2.jpg
5) Secure floss and trim excess.
6) Tie in wing. Should extend to same distance as tail tip.
7) Whip finish and cement.
http://i26.photobucket.com/albums/c109/worstcaster/bob3.jpg
Fish with 3" stripping.