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Olive Woolly Bugger

Hook: TMC 5263 #10
Thread: UNI 6/0 Grey
Tail: Wapsi Select Marabou Plumes Olive
Body: Lead, Hareline Hare’s Ear Plus Dark Olive
Hackle: Chincilla Neck Olive
Bead: Tungsten 3.0mm Gold

Wooly buggers are a must to have in the box – the marabou and body hackle on this pattern gives it a lot of life that should trigger a hungry trout.

Red and Yellow Attractor TMC 5263 #12 streamer hook
Thread: UNI 6/0 Black
Tail: Deer Hair Red
Body: Fly-Rite Yellow, Whiting Hackle Brown and White
Wing: Deer Hair Red

This is one of those: let’s make a lot of noise flies that are good to have available, it should trigger a reaction on the surface from any hungry trout. One thing I could have done better is to have a more slender body: there is a lot of dubbing on there now. I could should also have a thread-rib wound counter-hackle to fasten the hackle better.

As you can see in the next two pictures: this will create a very good profile on the surface. The amount of deer hair and hackle will also make this stick to the surface for a very long time.