Fly of the Month - October, 2018
Rouse's J-Dub Sow Bug

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Jamie Rouse, Orvis Guide of the Year in 2007, developed this fly for use on the White and Little Red rivers in Arkansas. Tied in size 14-16 and in colors olive, gray, tan and copper. Very good Sow Bug pattern.

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Hook:TMC 200R
Thread:Brown Danville 8/0
Weight:10 wraps of .020 Lead Wire.
Rib:Small Copper Wire.
Body:Copper Scud Sow Bug.
Antenna:Brown Marabou and Wood Duck.
Tail:0X Mono Colored Dark Brown w/Permanent Marker.
Carapace:2 mm (5/32) Sow-Scud Back Dark Brown.
Legs:Dubbing from Body.

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