Published Jul 28. 2022 - 4 months ago
Updated or edited Sep 18. 2022

Llano Bug

The Llano Bug was created by Kevin Hutchinson to fish the Llano river and some other South Texas rivers for bass and sunfish. The species of bass here that is sought after the most is the Guadalupe bass. But we also have largemouth bass and smallmouth bass, among some other species also. A wide range of sunfish are in the various rivers and creeks in south Texas as well. This fly seems to work wonders for all these warm water species. However I suspect it will work great in most streams and creeks in the US, especially in the summer months when terrestrials like grasshoppers are out and about. Trout should have no problem biting these flies, and I think you will have great luck with this pattern no matter where your fishing them.

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Materials
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Hook: Risen 200r (size 10) - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/hooks/products/dry-fly-200r
Thread: Veevus 10/0 (brown) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/10-0-veevus?variant=136481226...
Foam: 2mm Fly Foam (tan) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/fly-foam-2mm-3mm?variant=1365...
Glue: Brush on Loctite - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/loctite-super-glue-brush-on?_...
Abdomen: Antron Dubbing (ginger variant) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/antron-dubbing?variant=136561...
Wing: Stimulator Deer Hair (bleached) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/natures-spirit-stimulator-dee...
Legs: Nymph Sili Legs (barred sand) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/wapsi-fly-barred-silicone-nym...
Thorax: Antron Dubbing (tan) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/antron-dubbing?variant=136561...
Hot Spot: Razor Foam (yellow) - https://www.dooleysflyfishing.com/products/natures-spirit-razor-foam?var...

Tools
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Vise: Renzetti Traveler - https://amzn.to/2t2FFmo
Bobbin: Stonfo Bobtec - https://amzn.to/2YWOf39
Fine Tip Scissors: Risen Spring Assist Scissors - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/fly-tying-tools-and-accessories/pro...
Whip finisher: Dr. Slick brass - https://amzn.to/2tGYwDW
Fly Tying Bench: Oasis Walnut Compact Bench - https://www.oasisbenches.com/oasis-benches/compact-bench/

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