Fly Fishing – Fly Patterns

Scud

Hook: TMC 2457 14-8 Thread: 6/0 Olive Body: Shades of olive or tan dubbing Shellback: Scudback color to match body. Rib: Silver Wire Legs: Dubbing from body well picked out.

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in shellback, and ribbing.
  • Make a dubbing loop and wrap dubbing along shank of hook.
  • Pull shellback forward over dubbing and tie it down with thread, and trim..
  • Wrap silver ribbing over shellback and ribbing.
  • Tie off the silver ribbing, trim, whip finish and head cement.
  • Using a bodkin pull out out dubbing on the underside of the fly. Make sure not to pull on the silver ribbing.