Tuesday, January 1, 2013

Step By Step Tutorial Tan Luccent Larva

Tan Luccent Larva
Hook: MFC #7045 Size 12 thru 16
Bead: MFC Luccent Tungsten Coffee
Thread: 8/0 Brown
Rib: X-SM Copper Wire
Abdomen: MFC Sand Luccent Micro Chenille
Thorax: MFC Brown Generation X Dubbing, Brown SLF Spikey Squirrel and Brown UV Ice Dubbing. All Blended together
Scud Back: Tan Mottled Scud back
 
Place Bead on hook and put hook into vice

 Wrap 6 to 8 turns .10 lead wire
 
 Start thread and lay down base of thread
 
 Tie wire rib on side of hook and bind down to back of fly
 
 Tie in Luccent Micro Chenille
 
 Bind down Luccent chenille down to back of fly
 
Wrap Luccent chenille forward to the 75% point of fly. Bind down and trim excess away
 

 Split thread
 
 Insert dubbing into split thread. Do not over do the dubbing, does not take that much dubbing.
 
 Spin bobbin clockwise to tighten up dubbing
 
 Wrap dubbing forward to behind bead
 
 Brush dubbing down to create a smooth top of fly
 
 Attach scud back right behind bead
 
 Pull scud back down over the back of fly and bind down with copper rib. About 5 to 6 turns
 
 The last rib should end up at the back of thorax. Pull wire underneath thorax and make one wrap behind bead and tie of with thread. Cut wire
 Whip finish and cut thread
 
 Color thorax region of fly with brown marker
 
 Finished Fly side
 
 Finished fly top
 
Finished fly bottom

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