Thread: Tying Buggers
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Old 07-01-2012, 09:03 AM
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Default Re: Tying Buggers

Originally Posted by stenacron View Post
I tie/fish "buggers" quite a bit... my favorite all around pattern is a Peacock Bugger, and I tie 'em as follows;

--Hook: Streamer, size 6-12
--Bead: standard brass bead, sized to hook
--Thread: Black, UTC 70
--Tail: Black Marabou
--Body: 6 strands of peacock herl (twisted into a rope)
--Hackle: dun (or grizzly) saddle hackle
--Ribbing: fine gold wire, counter wrapped

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Very versatile fly... imitates a little bit of everything, and exactly nothing! Kills on dead drift or down and across.

like that will do some today i think

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