Puget Bug SBS

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Puget Bug SBS

Postby ScottP » Sun Nov 01, 2015 9:47 am

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A fly from the 50's, attributed to Seattle's Enos Bradner, creator of the Brad's Brat steelhead fly.


hook - Dai Riki 280 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - goose biots natural
abdomen - moose mane one light/one dark
thorax - peacock herl
hackle - partridge


mash barb, start thread, wrap to point above barb

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even tips on a pair of biots (convex opposed); measure (gap width past bend), tie in/trim butts, smooth with thread

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tie in moose mane, wrap abdomen to 2/3 mark; tie off/trim, brush with Sally

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tie in peacock

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move thread to eye and tie in partridge by tip

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twist peacock around thread, wrap to point 1 eye width back from eye; tie off/trim

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wrap hackle, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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Scott
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Re: Puget Bug SBS

Postby swellcat » Sun Nov 01, 2015 10:06 am

It's very nice (I really like it) . . .

. . . and instantly familiar to the POP watchers:

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The great ideas echo through history, we reckon.
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Re: Puget Bug SBS

Postby letumgo » Sun Nov 01, 2015 4:59 pm

Scott,

Your tutorials are marvelous. Have you ever been published, or submitted your work to any of the tying magazines? If not, you really should...

I love the segmentation of the body. Really cool effect, and should be very effective.

swellcat - Check out the harpoon-like barb on my old Mustad hook. :oops:
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Re: Puget Bug SBS

Postby ScottP » Mon Nov 02, 2015 11:00 am

Ray,

No I haven't, but thanks for the kind words.

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