Published Sep 1. 2015 - 2 years ago
Updated or edited Jan 14. 2016

Wiggling Worm

Articles w/pattern

Originator: 
Kasper Mühlbach
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
A little difficult
Instruction: 
  1. Pass the bead over the shank to behind the hook eye.
  2. Let the Magic head follow, hollow part forward, placing it so that it covers the bead and the hook eye.
  3. Secure both with thread and/or glue
  4. Tie a few fibers of Angel Hair.
  5. Tie in the marabou tail.
  6. Tie in the rib.
  7. Tie in the back shield.
  8. Tie in the shield for the belly.
  9. Tie in the crystal flash.
  10. Take the thread to the hook eye.
  11. Bring the chenille forward.
  12. Trim it on the upper and lower side to give it a flat profile.
  13. Pull the belly shield forward. Tie down behind the Magic Head.
  14. Pull the shell back forward. Tie down behind the Magic Head.
  15. Rib the fly.
  16. Secure the ribbing.
  17. Cut off the excess.
  18. Whipfinish and add some head cement behind the cone and bead.
Materials: 
Hook
Aberdeen, #2
Thread
Rusty, 8/0
Bead
Red, 3.8 mm
Head
Magic Head
Tail
Angel Hair, gold an brownish Marabou
Rib
0.20 mm nylon
Back
3 mm Scud Back or similar
Belly
3 mm Scud Back or similar
Body
Crystal Chenille, brown, medium

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