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Lighting Bug

Hook: 16 to 10 Tiemco 2302
Thread: 8/0 Black
Tail: Pheasant tail
Body: Pearl, medium, flat mylar wrap
Rib: Copper wire
Wingcase: Same as body
Thorax: Peacock herl
Legs: Pheasant tail
Head: 1/8 Gold Bead (optional)

Tying Instructions:

  • Slide gold bead on to hook and make several wraps of thread behind bead to secure bead in place.
  • Wrap thread to bend of hook and tie in several pheasant tail fibers, and trim the butts.
  • Tie in mylar tinsel and copper wire.
  • Wrap mylar forward along shank, half way up the hook shank and secure in place with thread.
  • Wrap copper wire over body and secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in another piece of mylar on top, back over the body.
  • Tie in 2 pieces of peacock herl and wrap forward to just before the bead.
  • Tie in several pheasant tail fibers out either side of the thorax.
  • Pull mylar forward over peacock herl and legs. Secure with thread and trim.
  • Whip finish and head cement.

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