Tuesday, 8 October 2013

Sparkling Pupae

Sparkling Pupae

The Material List

Any heavy Caddis Pupae hook, here I use TMC 2457
Vinyl rib small olive color
Pearl sheet
Pheasant Tail fiber
Goose Biot
Peacock herl
Diamond UV resin - fine
3M surgical tape, lead wire and marker
Step by step tying instructions:
 Prepare the hook

Wind in some lead wire, use surgical tape to create taper body

 Cut a pcs of pearl sheet ( you can get it from book store ), tie it down

Tie down the olive vinyl rib

Put in your dubbing, you may use olive, brown, tan or any desire dubbing to match the hatch )

Fold over the pearl sheet

Wind in the vinyl rib, tie down

Trim the vinyl rib, fold the pearl sheet over

Tie i a pair of goose biot

Tie in 2 pairs of Pheasant tail fibers, both at the side

Fold the pheasant tail fibers to create as wing case

Tie in another pair pheasant tail fibers as the antenna

Wind in some peacock herl fibers

Fold the shorter fiber ( legs ) back, tie down and fold the pearl sheet over, tie down

Bring the 2 antenna over, tie down, whip finish

Color the thorax with marker... drop a small drop of Diamond UV resin

Dry the UV resin with UV torch...


Cheers and happy tying

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