Published Nov 8. 2018 - 5 years ago
Updated or edited Nov 11. 2018

Furimsky's Bugskin Shinetail

In this fly tying tutorial, we welcome back guest tier Chuck Furimsky. Many know of Chuck from his creation of The Fly Fishing Show, but few know of his advanced tying abilities. Chuck utilizes a material called Bugskin in this baitfish pattern, and shows us some great tips and techniques during the tying. Enjoy learning more about Furimsky's Bugskin Shinetail.
Chuck is the Director of the International Fly Tying Symposium and Fly Tier's Reunion. The IFTS is every November, and it's a fly tying event you don't want to miss! Find out more:


Hook: Gamakatsu SC15; #2
Thread: UNI 3/0 (220 denier); white
Inner Body: Bugskin; Disco Fish Scale glued together with contact cement
Outer Body: Pearl E-Z Body; large
Eyes: Yellow; sizes vary
Color: Sharpie and Marks-A-Lot markers
Finish: Solarez Thick UV Glue

Bugskin sources:

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