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Dble Haul 12-11-2002 08:42 PM

Red Fox Squirrel
 
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Hook: 6-18 (here, a size 10)
Thread: 6/0, black
Tail: Hare's mask guard hairs
Rib: Fine gold oval tinsel
Abdomen: Red fox squirrel dubbing
Thorax: Red fox squirrel blended with brown Antron (here, brown synthetic)
Legs: Mottled brown hen hackle, tied full (here, brown partridge)

This is another favorite nymph of mine. I prefer to use partridge for the legs in lieu of the hen hackle because it breathes a bit more in the water. If I want a fuller set of legs, I opt for the hen hackle.


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