MATUKA BLACKNOSE DACE (DAVE WHITLOCK) by Bob Petti - Black Nose Dace Pattern Feature - Global FlyFisher

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MATUKA BLACKNOSE DACE (DAVE WHITLOCK) by Bob Petti - Black Nose Dace Pattern Feature


By Doug Saball with added notes by Will Taylor


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MATUKA BLACKNOSE DACE (DAVE WHITLOCK)
Submitted By Bob Petti



MATUKA BLACKNOSE DACE (DAVE WHITLOCK) Image
MATUKA BLACKNOSE DACE (DAVE WHITLOCK)
HOOK streamer hook (display fly is tied on a Partridge Bartleet hook)
THREAD Black
TAG Flat Silver Tinsel
BODY creamish sparkle dubbing
RIBBING fine oval silver tinsel
WING a pair of light furnace hackles, tied Matuka style
THROAT red hackle base fluff
CHEEKS Bobwhite quail wing covert (soft hackle feather)
EYES small plastic dolls eyes glued on cheek

Bob's Comments


Notes: The pattern as submitted was tied to match a fly shown in the Fly and Field mail order catalog. The choice of a Bartleet style hook for a streamer is an odd one, but I have no doubt that the fly will ride nicely in the water. Looking back after tying the fly I would have used two pair of hackles instead of the single pair to make the upper portion of the wing more visible. The original pattern called for mallard breast or ringneck pheasant feather for a cheek, but they were too large for the hook size choosen to match a blacknose dace's overall body length. I substituted a rich brown mottled bobwhite quail wing covert feather. The body dubbing was a blend of cream rabbit fur, white sparkle yarn, and light tan sparkle yarn


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