This pattern is incredibly simple to tie. You only need dubbing material (and of course a hook and tying thread) and you can start tying this simple fly.
Learn how to tie the Bug pattern
It uses some very simple and easy to find materials. Try the pattern in different dubbing colors, both natural and bright.
- Hook: scud, 8 -20
- Thread: 8/0 or 70 denier, color of your choice
- Body: rabbit dubbing, color of your choice
Secure fly hook in the vice.
2.S tart the thread behind the eye and make a thread base at least partially down the bend of the hook.
3. Add dubbing to the thread.
4. Keep adding dubbing
5. Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Cut off excess thread and apply a drop of head lacquer or head cement on knot.
Examples of various color combinations and forms
Till next time …
… tight lines and wet landing nets!
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