Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago
Updated or edited Jan 8. 2016

Chicken or Pasta Fly

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Originator: 
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Tie the rib over the hook bend.
  2. Follow by the tan brush.
  3. Cover the shank with the tan brush, leaving a bit of space for the red one.
  4. Cut surplus and cover the stub.
  5. Tie in the red brush and wrap it a turn or two.
  6. Cut surplus and cover the stub.
  7. Leave a bit of space for the skin strip and the head.
  8. Tie in the strip just behind the hook eye and pull backwards.
  9. Tie it down with the rib in a few open turns and finish the rib just behind the hook eye.
  10. Trim rib and form a small head.
  11. Whip finish and varnish.
Species: 
Materials: 
Hook
Great, well proportioned, beefy Gamakatsu SC15 - Wide Gape, curved, size 4 or 2
Thread
Bland, boring black 6/0
Rib
Plain copper wire - unvarnished so that i becomes dull in no time
Body
Pre-made, drab, boring, sand colored Siman dubbing brush on copper wire
Throat
Dull, tasteless red dubbing brush - also Siman
Wing/tail
Natural, not overly interesting rabbit zonker strip
Head
Ordinary tying thread
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