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Korn's Deer Hair Emerger

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Korn's Deer Hair Emerger- tied by Doug Korn
Great fly for spring creeks.  It sets low in water and shines during a hatch.
Hook: MFC scud light wire #14-18 for BWO, PMD 
Thread: Serifil 200 tan or UNi - 8/0 Tail: amber zelon  Body: just thread wraps over zelon or dubbing to match. Thorax: BWO olive dubbing or PMD. Wing: mule deer hair Head: deer hair butts Note: add floatant to thorax and deer hair only...

Pheasant Tail Caddis Pupa

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Well, I'm back from vacation and back in the saddle tying some flies.  Here are two photo's of my tie of Davie Mc Phail's PT Caddis Pupa a great fly for the creeks here in NY or anywhere else you have caddis flies.




Pheasant Tail Caddis Pupa by Davie McPhail
You can see Davie tie it here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mFiuS3MnaBc&feature=feedu_more
My Pattern list: Hook: Scud type #14 Weight: 10-12 wraps of lead or copper wire (I use the wire) Thread: Camel brown in 8/0 Rib: dark brown flexy floss Abdomen: peacock herl dyed yellow Wingcase and Legs: pheasant tail fibers 10-12, tied with the tips a hook length over the eye.  Dub thorax and pull butts of PT over the top to form wingcase, fold legs back, tie small head, whip finish. Thorax: brown dubbing Bubble: bug bond