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Sun Set Sow
Sun Set Sow
Sow bug pattern - great for nutrient rich tailwaters
Published by Joni
10-07-2010
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Sun Set Sow
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Type of fly wet fly nymph scud sowbug
Originator of pattern if known Joni
Tied and Submitted by Joni
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 size 12-18
Thread Gray 10/0
Tail None
Shellback Orange Floss
Rib Uni Mono 4X tippet
Dubbed Body Rainbow Dubbing
Head Thread
Special tying notes Tie in floss at rear of hook and leave extending out off back of hook. Tie in Rib. Dub Body, pull over floss "shellback" and tie down, lock in place with mono rib.
Target species Trout
Fishing notes Excellent imitation for sowbug and scuds. Great for nutirent rich tailwaters, spring creeks, ponds and lakes where sowbugs and scuds are found.
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