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FLY: Presidents Special (Robert McConnell)
« on: February 05, 2019, 03:49:59 PM »
Robert McConnell/Presidents Special – his favourite

Materials
  • Hook - Mustad 9671 or equivalent size 8 or 10.
  • Thread – 6/0 Black.
  • Tail – Black Marabou.
  • Body – Olive dubbing or ultra chenille.
  • Hackle – Natural grizzly.
  • Head – Peacock Herl.
Tying Instructions
  • Tie in black thread to the hook bend.
  • Tie in a short marabout tail – ¼ inch.
  • Tie in the hackle by the tip at the hook bend.
  • Dub a thin olive body or use ultra  chenille and secure back of the eye.
  • Attach hackle pliers to the hackle and make 4-5 turns to 1/8 inch from eye.
  • Form a large head with the peacock of 5-6 wraps.
How to fish this fly
Use a sinking line and fish deep and slow or on a floating line with a sink tip.
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