Ben Jewell's Slough Creek Spinner a step-by-step
|Ben Jewell's - Slough Creek Spinner|
There are a few flies I would not be without on Slough, this is one of them. That's why my fellow guide Ben named it as such. Anytime you see a fly with a creeks name, and you are going to fish that creek....... Yeah, you're going to want some of those.
|an average Slough Creek Cutt'y...|
|using a size #12-14 dry fly hook with Danville Olive thread, tails formed and a biot at the ready for wrapping...|
|wrapping the biot forward with the rib exposed...|
|wings added with figure 8 wraps and thread dubbed with gray dubbing...|
|wrap the thorax with the dubbed thread using more figure 8's and then form the head and double whip finish...|
|a completed Jewell's Slough Creek Spinner.|
Also, I like to feed them to difficult fish when nothing else seems to work by fishing them as a trailer without floatant as a drowned dun... this usually does the trick.