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Diawl Bach original

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Diawl Bach original
Very easy
Target species
Brown trout
Rainbow trout (landlocked)

HookKamasan B170 (light wire) or B175 (heavy wire) sizes 8 to 14
Threadchesnut brown
Taila few barbs of brown hackle
Ribcopper wire
Body2-3 strands of peacock herl
False hacklea few barbs of brown hackle
HeadTying thread

Tying instructions

  1. Cover the hook shank with tying thread
  2. Tie in the tail
  3. Tie in the rib over the hook bend
  4. Tie in the herl over the hook shank
  5. Wind the tying thread forwards to just behind the hook eye
  6. Follow by the herl in tight turns. Do not twist it.
  7. Tie the herl down and trim it
  8. Follow by the rib in 4-6 open turns
  9. Tie it down and trim it
  10. Tie in the false hackle
  11. Create a small head
  12. Whip finish
  13. Varnish

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