Fox Squirrel


Rubber Legs Fox Squirrel Nymph
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The Rubber Leg Fox Squirrel nymph is one of Dave Whitlock better patterns. The movement of the legs and hackle collar makes it a tempting food source for trout. This is one of customer Dave Bade favorite fly and is sometimes referred to as the Bade Special.


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Materials

Hook:TMC 5262, Size 10-16.
Thread:Brown or Orange 6/0.
Weight:Tungsten Bead to hook size.
Body:Fox Squirrel Belly Fur Dubbing.
Tail:Guard Hairs from Fox Squirrel back.
Legs:Sli Legs Orange Barred.
Ribbing:Thin pearl mylar.
Thorax:Fox Squirrel back fur dubbing.
Collar:(Optional)Partridge

Fishing Hints:
Fish Fox Squirrel as you would any nymph pattern under an indicator.

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Tying Instructions

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Flies or materials are available at T. Hargrove Fly Fishing, Inc.

9024 Manchester
Saint Louis, Missouri 63144

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