Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

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Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by Old Hat » Wed Apr 24, 2013 1:50 pm

Hook: light wire caddis hook #14
Hackle: Partridge
Abdomen: twisted antron yarn
Thorax: spun deer hair

This is a pattern I have tied for a few years, but I have just started tying them on the curved hooks and using antron for the body.
A little away from the norm for a spider pattern. The thorax helps keep it in the surface film in a little rougher water and gives it that swollen emerging wing profile thingy. :)
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Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by JohnP » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:27 pm

Serendipitous! ;)
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Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by Old Hat » Wed Apr 24, 2013 2:32 pm

Yep, that was the inspiration.
I hate it when I think I'm buying organic vegetables, and when I get home I discover they are just regular donuts.
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Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by Mataura mayfly » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:01 pm

Nice idea, I like the way you think.
I imagine this would lead to similar behaviour to the Pogo nymph and could be use as such- working behind a weighted fly so it would bounce and rise from the bottom water as it swung around in the current.
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Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by Soft-hackle » Wed Apr 24, 2013 5:17 pm

BINGO! Looks like a winner.

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Re: Deer Hair Thorax Emerger

Post by Old Hat » Wed Apr 24, 2013 11:29 pm

Thanks for the feedback.
I hate it when I think I'm buying organic vegetables, and when I get home I discover they are just regular donuts.
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