SBS Yeager's 409 (A.K.A. Yeager Bomb) SBS

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  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    Play around with colors and sizes; this could work for caddis, stoneflies, hoppers/crickets, etc, or just to pound up any stupid trout hanging around .


    hook - Dai Riki 280 #14
    thread - UTC 140 tan
    abdomen - Ice Dub golden brown
    overbody - 2mm foam gold
    underwing - bleached elk
    overwing/indicator - Congo Hair white
    legs - medium rubber barred tan
    hackle - grizzly dyed ginger (undersize by 1)


    mash barb, start thread at 2/3 mark; dub thread, dub body back to bend

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    taper foam strip (gap width); measure for length (gap width past bend), tie in

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    add a bit more dubbing; take a wrap at foam tie-in then continue to 2/3 mark

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    tie down foam; wrap to eye

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    clean, stack, measure (tips to end of foam) a clump of elk; trim to length, tie in

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    tie in CH, fold, wrap to wing; tie in legs

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    tie in hackle; wrap to eye, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    trim legs, head, CH

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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  2. CLO

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    Yep that will work.