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Stewies Crystal Chironomid

Hook: TMC 2487 size 14-10
Thread: 8/0 White
Body: Superfloss, most popular colors include black, shades of olive, shades of brown, and maroon
Rib: Silver wire on black and maroon, Gold wire on olive and brown bodies
Thorax: Peacock herl
Gills: White Z-lon
Head: #10 Crystal bead

Tying Instructions:

  • Slide the crystal bead on to the hook before placing in the fly vice. Then place the fly in the vice.
  • Slide the bead to the eye of the hook, and make a thread base behind the bead, to secure it in place.
  • Wrap the thread back and tie in superfloss and thin wire ribbing.
  • Wrap thread forward followed by the superfloss and secure with thread about a beads length away from the bead.
  • Wrap the ribbing forward, keeping segments as equal as possible. Secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in one strand of peacock herl and make 2 or 3 wraps, secure with thread and trim.
  • Tie in white Z-lon with tips extending over top of glass bead about 1/8 of an inch, trim butts and whip finish.

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