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Hook: Partridge Standard Dry Base Thread: Olive 8/0 Uni 8/0Superthread 8/0 Working Thread: GSP 100 Denier Trailing Shuck: Light Dun Darlon Dubbing: Rusty Olive Dry DubTrout Hunter Dry DubbingSuper Fine Dubbing Wing: Comparadun / Coastal Deer HairComparadun HairCoastal Deer Hair Other Tools Needed: Hair Stacker   The Sparkle Dun is a pattern that was originally created by Craig Mathews, and is an excellent fly when fished on slow water and flats for feeding trout. These colors can be changed to match what’s hatching in your area, but you may find that this fly works best in a smaller size. Sparkle Duns are meant to imitate an emerging mayfly,...

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Hook: Partridge Sproat Wet Thread: Black 8/0 Uni 8/0Superthread 8/0 Body: Polish Quill - Brown Hackle: Dark Mottled Partridge Feather Dubbing: Dark Brown Nymph Dubbing mixed w/ Pink Ice Dub Hareline Dubbin Sybai Nymph Dubbing Hareline Ice Dub Sybai Fine UV Ice Dubbing Sybai Lite Brite   Begin by securing your hook in the vise and starting your thread one hook eye length behind the eye. Take touching turns down the shank, stopping your thread across from the barb.     Select a brown polish quill from the package; and since this may be your first time working with them, we will give it a quick once-over....

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Hook: Partridge Standard Dry #12 Thread: Tan or Black 8/0 Uni 8/0Superthread 8/0 Tails: Cream Microfibetts Body: Turkey BiotsRibbing: Fine Gold WireWings: Reel Wings Spinner Medium   The rusty spinner is an extremely effective fly, especially as the sun begins to fade. Cut a 3” length of tying thread from your bobbin before beginning your fly, and set it aside.     Start your thread at the halfway point and take touching turns back towards the bend, stopping across from the hook barb. Select two microfibetts from the pack, measure them to about 1 ½ times the hook length, then tie them in with one or two...

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When I fell in love with fly tying and began to come up with ideas for bass flies, I couldn’t just forget everything I had taught myself with that spinning reel, so instead; I incorporated my old techniques into how I now tied and fished my bass flies. I tried to imitate my favorite go-to lures, with one of them being a very lightweight 4″ suspending jerkbait. Those lures are excellent at aggravating bass on their beds, ones lazily hanging out under docks and in cold water when they are still sluggish. The Bass Agitator is the fly I use...

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Hook: Standard wet/dry fly hook size 12 Partridge Patriot Ideal Dry, Barbless Partridge Patriot Standard Dry, Barbless Thread: Brown 6/0 Uni 6/0 Superfly 6/0 Wing: Brown Deer Body Hair Comparadun Deer Hair Tail: Pheasant Tail Body: A mixture of Natural Possum, Brown Fox and Ice Dub (Pearl) Australian Possum Fur Ice Dub Legs: Hungarian Partridge     Begin by securing your hook in the vise, then take 5 or 6 touching thread wraps about one hook eye space behind the eye. Select a clump of brown deer body hair, and align the tips using a hair stacker.   Place your clump of...

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