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Blood Spot Scud, Tan
Blood Spot Scud, Tan
Scud pattern with "hot spot"
Published by futuramille
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Blood Spot Scud, Tan
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Type of fly wet fly nymph scud sowbug
Originator of pattern if known unknown
Tied and Submitted by Futuramille
Level of tying experience needed to tie this pattern Beginner, a fairly simple pattern using basic tying skills.
Materials listed in order of tie in:
Hook Scud hook, Tiemco size 16 here
Thread 8/0 Tan
Weight 7 wraps of .015" diameter lead or nontoxic lead substitute wire
Tail and front appendage Tan mallard flank fibers for tail, and some tied over eye for front appendages
Shellback stretch skin, pale pink used here. It will be pulled over and locked in place with ribbing as last step.
Rib Silver Superfine wire
Dubbed Body Mink Dubbing, Tan used here
Wing Tuft of brown rabbit fur that extends to tail
Hot Spot Small amount of red dubbing dubbed at mid shank
Head Thread
Special tying notes After the fly is complete and you've tied off and whip finished, pick out mink dubbing with the point of your bodkin.
Target species Trout
Fishing notes Excellent pattern for wherever scuds are found (generally lakes, ponds, spring creeks and tailwaters)
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