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The Sow Bug is a flat aquatic that resembles a "Rollie Pollie. It is an excellent pattern to use in our spring fed creek and rivers. It is especially effective in tailwaters. Typical colors are olive, tan and grey. Be sure that your Sow Bug has that flat body silhouette.

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Hook:Scud hook, Size 12-20
Thread:Color of Sow Bug
Carpace:Clear Plastic Scud Back or Fly Specks Clear Thin Skin
Tail:Monofilament sized to the hook
Rib:Monofilament 5x
Body:Sow Bug/Scud Dubbing - Olive, Tan or Gray
Lead Wire:0.015 - 0.030 depending upon the size of the hook.

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Saint Louis, Missouri 63144
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