Fly of The Month 2014

July 2014

Butt Muncher Carp Fly
Hook: Allen MP002 #1
Thread: 3/0 Pink
Bead: Montana Fly Sparkle Eyes, Gold w/ Sparkle Yellow, Med
Tail: Ultrachenille, Worm Brown
Tail Hot Spot:: Loon UV Paint, Orange
Body: Speckled Chenille, Lime Olive
Collar: Coq De Leon Hen Saddle, Speckled Yellow Chartreuse
Thorax/Head: UV Ice Dub Tan

 Video courtesy of Fly Fish Food



June 2014

Chimera
Hook: Mustad C49S #8
Thread: UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier, Black
Eyes: 50lb Mono (Melted)
Bead: 2.3mm Tungsten, Hot Orange
Tail: India Hen, Black
Body/Thorax: AZ Diamond Dubbing, Black
Overbody: Thin Skin, Black
Ribbing: UTC Ultrawire, Silver, SM
Thorax Stripe: Veevus Holo Tinsel, Pink, MD
Top Coat: Clear Cure Goo Hydro

 Video courtesy of Fly Fish Food





May 2014

Foam Dragon
Hook: Allen S402 BL #10
Thread: UTC 70 Denier Ultra Thread, Wood Duck
Tail: Tan Marabou
Over-Body: 2mm Craft Foam, cut to shape
Body: Arizona Synth Dubbing, Yellow Tan
Legs: Wapsi Sili-Legs, Barred Pumpkin


 Video courtesy of Fly Fish Food




April 2014

Mo's Beetle
Hook: Size 12 Emerger Hook
Body: Brown Wool Yarn, One Strand
2mm Beige Foam
Legs: Black Rubber
Thread: Black 6/0

Here is a rather simple fly with few materials. Begin with a size 12 emerger hook to keep it light. It has wool yarn on the underside of the abdomen and beige foam as the upper. It has six rubber legs that are tied under the thorax. The head is black thread.
 
Due to the weight of the rubber legs, the fly rests fairly low in the water with just the back visible at the surface.  The legs hang down below the fly and it gives the fly even more of a distinct terrestrial insect look!

Photo Courtesy of Zekes3wtPanfishflies

Video Courtesy of Zekes3wtPanfishflies



March 2014

Full Back Woven Nymph
Hook: 8-16 Scud
Body: Olive and Yellow Woven Floss
Rib: Small Gold Wire
Thorax: Hares Ear Dubbing
Back: Fly Specks Thin Skin
Thread: 8/0 Light Olive

Photo Courtesy of Hammer Creek Fly Fishing



Video Courtesy of Hammer Creek Fly Fishing




February 2014

Olive Hatching Pupa
Hook: 1XL - 2XL Nymph/Wet Sizes 10 thru 16
Thread: 8/0 Uni Thread - Olive Dun
Tail: Lemon Wood duck Fibers
Abdomen: Stripped Peacock Eye/Herl Quil
Rib: XS Ultra-Wire Green
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Collar: Olive Dyed Hungarian Partridge

Originated by local fly fishing and fly tying legend Ellis Hatch, the Hatching Pupa has proven itself among some of the most productive wet fly patterns for fooling trout. A deadly pattern from Maine to Montana, and one that no fly angler should ever be without, this spruced up soft hackle just plain hammers fish!

Photo courtesy of Stone River Outfitters



Video courtesy of Stone River Outfitters




January 2014

Cheech's Low Fat Minnow - Bluegill edition
Hook: Lazer Trokar Wacky Worm #2
Thread: UTC Ultra thread, 70 Denier, White
Tail: Marabou
Body: Marabou, Senyo Laser Yarn
Under-Body: Pearl Cactus Chenille & Medium Orange Palmer Chenille
Eyes: 5mm
Head: Clear Cure Goo or Head Cement


Photo courtesy of Fly Fish Food

Photo courtesy of Fly Fish Food



Video courtesy of Fly Fish Food


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