Published Mar 28. 2023 - 1 year ago
Updated or edited Mar 30. 2023

Killer Bugger

This is a Chris Stewart pattern combining two great patterns - Frank Sawyer’s Killer Bug and a Woolly Bugger.

Hook: long shank nymph hook
Tying Thread - copper wire small
Body - wool yarn - here Shetland spindrift “Oxford”
Tail - marabou - here black

This fly can of course be tied using thread and weighting the body with wire wraps. Other good options are beads and even using a jig hook.

Other good colors are white and olive.


Adam Rieger

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