Published Mar 27. 2024 - 2 months ago

Copper Braid Pupa

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Copper braid and a bead makes this fly sink willingly

Originator: 
Nick Thomas
Pattern type: 
Nymph
Skill level/difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Thread the bead onto the hook, run on the thread and tie in the copper braid down to the bend
  2. Tie in the yarn, wind forward in touching turns, tie in and remove the waste.
  3. Fold the braid forward, tie in and cut off the waste.
  4. Dub the thorax pushing the bead up against the eye.
  5. Smear the thread with varnish and whip finish behind the bead.
Materials: 
Hook
Fasna F-120 #12
Bead
Get Slotted 3mm copper tungsten
Thread
14/0 copper
Body
Semperfli caddis brown dirty bug yarn
Back
3mm copper braid
Thorax
Troutline rusty squirrel hybrid dubbing

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