SBS Golden Olive Bumble Hog

ScottP

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Another one I found on the Shetland Anglers site


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 woodduck
tail - golden pheasant tippet over fluoro yellow yarn
body - dubbing golden olive
wing(s) - deer hair dyed golden olive (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1 Tsp Rit Dark Green/4 cups water)
hackle - Mearns Quail (jay substitute) dyed blue (Regatta - 3/4 Tsp Rit Aquamarine, 1/4 Tsp Rit Royal Blue/4 cups water)


Mash barb, start thread




Tie in yarn, wrap to bend




Measure (shank length) some gp tippets; tie in





Dub thread, dub to 1/4 mark






Clean, stack, measure (1/2 tail length) a clump of deer hair; tie in/trim butts






Dub to 1/2 mark






Add second wing (tips even with first)






Dub to 3/4 mark




Third wing






Tie in quail by tip; wrap, tie off/trim, SHHAN






Trim yarn (1/2 tail)








Regards,
Scott
 

Chucker

Chucking a dead parrot on a piece of string!
That blue and golden olive color combination is another one that was a staple for fishing in the lochs of Scotland, that doesn’t seem to work worth a damn in the Pacific Northwest.

Great looking fly though, I’d tie that on as a bob fly in a heartbeat if I was fishing a Scottish loch!
 

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