Published Dec 28. 2020 - 2 months ago

Wooly Bugger

The internet is not short of wooly bugger videos, however I figured I would show a few extra techniques like dubbing a body and what type of feathers I like to use. I also added some lead to the body to give it a little weight and allow it to sink slightly. Now, wooly buggers are so versatile that they can mimic so many different things. From damsel fly nymphs, to bait fish, to crayfish, and leeches. Also they can be fished like streamers, or even nymphs. I have been known to put one of these as my lead fly, below an indicator, and fish it in a river just like a nymph. Does very well that way. Also fishing these like streamers, either stripping them in, dead drifting or swinging in rivers works really well. They can be fished in lakes as well, and in even saltwater situations. A very effective and versatile fly.

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Materials__________
Hook: Risen streamer 300 hook - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/hooks/products/streamer-300
Thread: Veevus 6/0 - https://amzn.to/3nDEMaK
Weight: 0.015 sized lead wire - https://amzn.to/38queFP
Tail: Chickabou - https://amzn.to/3reFXzA
Flash: Midge Krystal Flash - https://amzn.to/2LOvhYd
Rib: Brassie Gold Wire - https://amzn.to/3nBMMcz
Body: Olive Laser Dubbing - https://amzn.to/34vgb0y
Hackle: Whiting American Rooster Cape - https://www.slideinn.com/product/whiting-american-rooster-cape/
Head Cement - Solarez Ultra-thin Bone Dry - https://amzn.to/3rdAZmT

Tools.....
Vise: Renzetti Traveler - https://amzn.to/2t2FFmo
Bobbin: Stonfo Bobtec - https://amzn.to/2YWOf39
Scissors: Dr. Slick all purpose - https://amzn.to/3fbLsZm
Whip finisher: Dr. Slick brass - https://amzn.to/2tGYwDW
Fly Tying Bench: Oasis Walnut Compact Bench - https://www.oasisbenches.com/oasis-benches/compact-bench/
Hair Stacker: Griffin regular stacker - https://amzn.to/3m2ispM

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