Published Sep 1. 2015 - 11 months ago

Chuck's FlutterStone

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Originator: 
Charles Robinton
Pattern type: 
Dry fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Instruction: 
See tying steps
Materials: 
Hook
TMC 5263 (4-10)
Thread
Fly Master Plus 210 Denier for large patterns, Flymaster 6/0 for smaller flies. For salmonflies use fluorescent orange or rusty orange, for golden stoneflies use gold or yellow/orange.
Body
2 sheets of 2mm closed cell foam sandwiched together to create color contrast. For salmonflies use black or brown for the top and orange for the bottom, for goldens use a brown or tan back and gold or yellow for the belly
Belly flash
Pearl krystal flash wrapped around hook shank
Hackle
Brown grizzly rooster cape palmered around foam body and clipped short
Underwing
Krystal Flash
Wing
1mm clear packing foam
Overwing
Deer or elk body hair. Natural for Salmonflies, bleached for goldens.
Bullet head
Deer or elk body hair. Black or brown for Salmonflies, brown for Goldens
Legs
Medium round rubber for large flies. Micro round rubber for small ones. Try barred rubber and superfloss for added attractiveness!
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