Couple trout flies by Tim Barker

I visit Tim Barker’s blog, PlanetTrout from time to time to check out what cool trout flies he has been tying. I found these two in the bunches that I combed through. These two among many others on Tim’s blog will definitely pull in some good trout.

Hurricane Bug

Hurricane Bug

Hurricane Bug

A flashy, easy to tie attractor that drops like a rock. You can tie this in an Olive version…that guy below liked Flashy Orange.

HOOK: Hanak 450 BL Hook, #10 – #16

THREAD: Lagartun 74 Denier, Rust – Abdomen / Tiemco 10/0, Dk. Brown, to secure thorax

WEIGHT: .010 Lead or .)15 Lead Sub.

TAIL: Coq De Leon, Dark Speckled

ABDOMEN: Lagartun Thread

RIB: Sulky Opalescent Thread – * coat with UV Resin

THORAX: Micro UV Chenille, Hot Orange

BEAD: Slotted Tungsten Copper – sized to hook or oversized x1

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a bunch of Hurricane Bugs

a bunch of Hurricane Bugs

 

 

S-HARE N’ CDC RX  APPLE CADDIS

S-HARE N’ CDC RX  APPLE CADDIS

S-HARE N’ CDC RX APPLE CADDIS

Another revision of the  Craig Matthews X Caddis with a looped shuck , CDC Under Wing and using Snowshoe Hare…the photo below shows how I mix the Abdomen dubbing by combing the fibers together.

HOOK: Daiichi 1110, #14 – #18

THREAD: VEEVUS 16/0, Tan

SHUCK: Sparkle Emerger Yarn, Clear (White) – looped

ABDOMEN: * – Not Pictured – Stalcup’s BWO Micro Fine Dub 70% / Fine and Dry Chartreuse, 30% * combed to mix

UNDER WING: MP Select, Cream

OVER WING: Snowshoe Hare, Tan

Two combs used for mixing dubbing.

Two combs used for mixing dubbing.

a bunch of Apple Caddis

a bunch of Apple Caddis

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  1. Jon Novoselac

    I’ve been a huge fan of Tim’s work for a long time. His tying is AWESOME.