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Sewin

Sea Trout, Salmon, Steelhead

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H or equivalent
Thread - Red
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tail - Blue floss
Ribbing - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Blue holographic tinsel
Throat - Dyed blue hackle fibers
Wing - Dyed blue gray squirrel tail
 

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Au Sable King

Hook - Mustad 94840, 94833 or equivalent, Sizes: 10-16
Thread - Black
Tail - Dark ginger hackle fibers
Body - Peacock herl
Wing - Grizzly hackle tips
Hackle - Dark ginger

A truly great pattern from the mid- 1900’s.
The creator of this pattern is Mrs. Ann (Anne) Schweigert.
 

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Rattler Minnow:

Hook: Mustad 3407, #1

Thread: Danville 3/0, white

Tail: Mylar tubing, large, pearl

Rattle: 4mm glass rattle

Body: Crosscut rabbit strip, olive

Head: Cactus chenille, medium, pearl

Eyes: Lead dumbell, medium, red

Weedguard: Mono, 50lb.
 

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This spring and summer I have needed almost nothing but mayfly patterns. Yesterday, though, the fish wanted caddis, now that the may fly hatches are fading. I quickly discovered how poorly stocked my box is with caddis patterns, so I tied up a few elk hair caddis to fill the voids.
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Hook:
Mustad 94840 or equivalent #12 - #26​
Thread:
8/0 Black Uni
Tail:
Moose Mane
Abdomen:
8/0 Yellow Uni or floss
Thorax:
Fine Pink dubbing
Wings:
Grizzly Hen
Hackle:
Grizzly
 

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Little Gray May - Flashback

Hook - Mustad 3906, 3906B or equivalent
Thread - Black
Tail - Moose body hairs
Ribbing - Silver wire
Body - Gray dubbing
Wing case/flashback - Flat silver tinsel
Thorax - Gray dubbing
Legs - Moose body hairs
 

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Brown Mallard

Hook - Standard wet/nymph style
Thread - Black
Tip - Gold tinsel
Tail- Brown mallard
Ribbing - Gold tinsel
Body - Brown wool
Hackle - Brown
Wing - Brown mallard

Trout - Ray Bergman
 

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CDC emerger, olive:

Hook: Curved Caddis, #12

Tail: Antron yarn, slate gray

Body: Turkey Biot, PMD (Bone Dry UV resin overcoat)

Thorax: SLF Squirrel spikey dubbing, golden olive (dubbing brush)

Wing/Wing case: CDC puff, slate gray
 
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