SBS video - Flavio

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Hans Weilenmann, Apr 4, 2013.

  1. Hans Weilenmann

    Hans Weilenmann Active Member

    Jun 6, 2012
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    The Flavio imitates the emerging Small Western Green Drake (Drunella Flavilinea) - commonly referred to as simply "Flav". The Flav hatch is an important hatch in the western USA, generally taking place in the months of July and August.


    Hook: Umpqua U203 #14, or any longshank curved hook
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0, olive
    Shuck: Antron, amber; Lemon woodduck barbs
    Abdomen: Goose biot, dyed olive
    Thorax: Argentinean hare, dyed olive
    Wing: CDC, natural; polypropylene (or fine antron), grey
    Legs: Whiting Brahma hen saddle, dyed dark olive (or brown partridge, dyed olive)
    Head: Argentinean hare, dyed olive

    Video here - please view in HD, if able:

    Hans W
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