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


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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

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

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

tie down foam; wrap to eye

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

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

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

trim legs, head, CH


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