Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

Beginner's Buzzer

Articles w/pattern

Pattern type: 
Buzzer
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Attach the thread one eye width behind the hook eye
  2. Tie in ribbing at this point
  3. Cover the hook shank and ribbing with tying thread down to a point over the barb
  4. Return the thread in tight turns to form a body
  5. Wind the stretched ribbing in open turns to the tie-in point
  6. Tie it down and cut off excess
  7. Tie in phesant tail fibres pointing to the rear of the hook
  8. Tie in sides, also pointing to the rear of the hook
  9. Tie in herl and wind forwards in 3-5 tight turns
  10. Tie down and trim
  11. Pull the wingcase material over the herl and tie down
  12. Pull each side up along the herl and tie down
  13. Trim off all butts
  14. Form a small head
  15. Whip finish
  16. Varnish
Materials: 
Hook
Curved nymph hook, size 8-12. Vary the wire thickness to vary fly weight.
Thread
Black 8/0
Rib
Orange elastic "floss"
Rear body
Tying thread
Thorax
Peacock herl
Wingcase
Phesant tail fibres
Wing buds
Orange elastic "floss"
Head
Tying thread

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