Materials from TightLinesFlyFishing.com
Hook: Daiichi 1120 Heavy Wide Gap Scud Hook
Thread: Danville 6/0
It’s the size of 6/0 with the strength of 2/0. Especially good for the novice tyer. Dubbing is easier because it eliminates the step of waxing the thread before spinning on the hair, etc. 100 yards.
Bead: Black Brass Fly Tying Bead
Standard fly tying beads in several colors from the normal black to more subtle colors such as brass and brown-olive. Colors available: Gold, Brass, Copper, Brown-olive, Nickel and Black. 7 sizes available. 24 per pack..
Weight: .015 Lead Wire
Shell Back: Mottled Bustard Thin Skin
A latex sheet material great for backs on nymphs, shell backs on larger patterns such as crayfish, cutting into strips and wrapping for bodies on caddis larva, nymphs, etc. A very versatile material.
Rib: 3x Tippet Material
If you don’t have an old spool in your vest you can purchase a new one to have at the tying desk.
Abdomen: Hare E Ice Dubbing
Perfect mix of Hare’s Ear and Ice Dub. Excellent for nymphs and dries. Very popular dubbing.
Thorax: Wapsi Ostrich Herl
Very popular for gilled nymphs, tails, bodies, tentacles and salmon fly butts.