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Fly of the Month - August, 2017
Two Bit Hooker

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This small Charlie Craven pattern could be anyone of many mayflies or midges. It is a pattern that is good in faster water as the two bead help to sink the fly quickly. Try using various body colors such as olive, tan or other.


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Materials

Hook: Various hooks such as the TMC 2499 or TMC 3769.
Thread: Brown 8/0 or smaller
Wings Pad: Medium Opal Mirage Tinsel
Body: Brown tying thread
Tail: Brown India Hen Back fiber or equivalent
Rib: X-SM black wire or 14/0 black thread
Thorax: Rusty Brown Superfine dubbing
Legs: Brown India Hen Back fiber or equivalent
Coating: 5 minute epoxy

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Tying Instructions

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