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Blue Buzzer
Blue Buzzer
Chironomid (midge) larva pattern great for high mountain lakes
Published by Joni
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Type of fly | chironomid, midge, larva, pupa, nymph, buzzer
Originator of pattern if known | Joni
Tied and Submitted by | Joni
Intermediate, a little more complicated pattern, previous experience tying different types of patterns helpful
Materials listed in order of tie in:|
Hook | Tiemco 200BR size 16 here
Thread | Black 10/0
Tail | None
Rib | Blue Flashabou
Body | Thread, with a noticeable thickening in the front 1/3 of the hook.
Wing case | Pearl Mylar. Tie in at the 1/3 point and leave extending to rear. Add "gills" (biots) along each side. Pull over wing case and tie off near eye
Gills | Blue Turkey Biots on each side
Head | Thread
Special tying notes | When the fly is complete, coat with several coats of Sally Hansens Hard As Nails, let each coat dry before adding the next coat.
Target species | Trout
Fishing notes | Excellent imitation for Chironomid (midge) larvae. Great for nutirent rich tailwaters, spring creeks, ponds and lakes where midges are typically found.
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