Stonefly Wing Buds have been designed by Paul Whillock & Steve Thornton. Both realistic flytyers. Stoneflies are everyones favourite pattern and this product will certainly help you make a Stonefly with that little bit extra.
Stoneflies can be tied in many ways and by adding these wing buds to your pattern will not only save you time, but make a more effective fishing pattern. Stonefly Wing Buds are easy to use, simply cut out a pair of wing buds. Although Stonefly Wing Buds are made using a tough water proof polymer, they can be coloured to Match the Hatch with permanent marker pens. Sealing the wing bud with a matt varnish or glue will help the general aesthetics and also protect them for longer use on rivers & streams.
Hook shank length equals the Stonefly size.
SIZE ONE 3/4 inch or 17 mm
SIZE TWO 1 inch or 25 mm
SIZE THREE 1'1/4 inch or 33 mm
SIZE FOUR 1'1/2 inch or 45mm