Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

Skip\'s Dad

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Originator: 
Skip Morris
Pattern type: 
Wet fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Materials: 
Hook
Size 6 to 14, 2X or 3X long
Thread
Tan, Brown, or Rusty Brown 8/0
Weight
Barbel Eyes
Tag
Dub a nose of dubbing from 1/3 of the way around the bend of the hook to the flat of the shank
Tail
Natural reddish/brown pheasant tail fibers tied in two bunches and split with dubbing to resemble small claws. (Dads with small claws are easier prey for fish)
Body
Light olive or brown haretron dubbing
Shellback
Pheasant tail fibers pulled over the dubbed body
Rib
Fine copper wire
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