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    Default mayfly with simple extended body

    size 14 hook, blue dun hackle, extended body, gold wood duck wing, tan dubbing

    here is a link on how to create the extended body:
    http://www.flyanglersonline.com/bb/s...dy-made-simple


    simple mayfly:

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    tie in extended body, trim excess on angle.

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    place duck feather on top of hook, make 3 loose wraps

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    pull feather back for desired wing length, split tips for wings, x and figure 8 wrap, clip excess on angle.

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    apply dubbing, tie in hackle feather, wrap forward, create small head.

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    apply head cement, and finished.

    fly works for me on the pond, haven't had the chance to get it on a stream yet..
    happy tying!

    spoof
    Last edited by spoof85; 04-27-2012 at 07:00 PM.
    if every cast caught a fish, it would be called "catching" not "fishing"

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