Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

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Originator: 
Chris Edghill
Pattern type: 
Warm saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Instruction: 
  1. Cut a piece of Corsair tubing to required length.
  2. Flatten and stretch to a fish' shape, use the thread center line as the lateral line.
  3. Put a large needle in to the vice and tie on the thread at the point.
  4. Attach a bunch of silver Lite Brite and tie off.
  5. Slide the Corsair tubing tail upp to the tie in point of the tail and attach the two
  6. Apply some Superglue and when dry slide it off the needle.
  7. Thread the hook through the opening in the Coursair tubing and out through the stomach area about 1 centimeter from the head.
  8. Tie in the thread at the eye of the hook and tie down the tubing, building upp a tapered head.
  9. Whip finish and glue with Superglue.
  10. Apply the Prismatic Eyes and a coat of epoxy so to keep the shape of the head and to increase durarability.
  11. Use permenant makers for the lateral line and back colour as required.
Materials: 
Hook
Mustad 34007 or equivelant no.4/0 to 2
Thread
White mono waxed thread
Body
Pearl or silver Coursair tubing
Eyes
Prismatic stick on or equivelent
Adhesives
Super glue and Epoxy
Tail
Lite Brite
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