CDC Zika Jig

Hook: Firehole Sticks 516 #16-20
Thread: 50D GSP white.
Bead: Black nickel.
Abdomen: Small silver and black wire wound together, optional UV resin coat.
Thorax: UV pearl tinsel. Black peacock ice dubbing.
Wingbuds: Medium blue dun cdc puffs.


Spring Caddis Jig

Hook: Firehole Sticks 516 #14-16
Bead: Black nickel.
Abdomen: Montana Fly Company Frog Hair UV chartreuse.
Rib: Sybai pearl blue  tinsel
Thorax: Gray hare's mask dubbing followed by black hare's mask dubbing.
Wingbuds: Dyed medium dun Brahma hen.


Green & Gold Pheasant Tail Jig

Hook: Hanak 415BL #14-16
Bead: Hanak rouge gold.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Caddis green pheasant tail. Wrap over a thin coating of superglue for added strength.
Rib: fine gold wire.
Thorax: Hends Spectra #33 Cinnamon.


Hen Pheasant Tail Jig

Hook: Hanak 415BL #14-16
Bead: Hanak metallic brown.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Hen pheasant tail fibers. Wrap over a thin coating of superglue for added strength.
Rib: fine copper wire.
Thorax: Hends Spectra #45 dark brown.
Note: Hen pheasant tail has the perfect mottled banding perfect for imitating the light and dark bands of coloring that are present in many of the Ephemerella species.


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Hare & Copper - Olive

Hook: Hends 154BL #10-16.
Bead: Hanak metallic brown.
Thread: 50D GSP.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Nature's Spirit Snowshoe hare olive brown..
Rib: Flat metallic copper.
Thorax: Brown hares mask dubbing.


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HOLOGRAPHIC Warrior

Hook: Tactical Jig #18
Bead: Hanak silver tungsten.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus red.
Tail: Red saddle hackle fibers.
Abdomen: Veevus rainbow holographic tinsel.
Rib: Stainless steel wire.
Thorax: red thread.
Note: treat with UV resin for added durability.


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Dark Spike Jig

Hook: Hends 154BL #10-16.
Bead: Hanak matte black Round+. Also pictured a tungsten "raw" bead.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus purple.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Dark Spike blend ( %50 fox squirrel %50 black hares ear).
Rib: Perdigones Pearl Body - Violet - ultraviolet effect.
Thorax: Dark Spike blend.


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Blue Hour Pheasant Tail

Under certain lighting conditions such as when the blue wavelengths of dusk, dawn and deep winter dominate, blue, purple and pink, colors with high UV fluorescence can almost be magical. I learned this swinging bright purple and blue wet flies for steelhead in the Pacific Northwest during the blue hour to be very effective strategy.
This is a simple jig to tie and a nice variation to carry.

Hook: Hends 154BL #10-16.
Bead: Hanak matte black Round+.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus purple.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Natural pheasant tail.
Rib: Perdigones Pearl Body - Violet - ultraviolet effect.
Thorax: Sybai Fine Super UV Dubbing dark brown.


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Olive Brown Pheasant Tail

A color shift into a darker slightly more olive color as I have seen in so many naturals I have sampled when I am out fishing. I have a strong preference for metallic brown beads instead of copper as a fresh color the fish are not keenly aware of.

Hook: Hends 154BL #10-16.
Bead: Hanak metallic brown Round+.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus black.
Tail: Dyed olive brown pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Dyed olive pheasant tail.
Rib: Brown copper wire.
Thorax: Hends Spectra Dubbing #355.


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Flaming UV Betty

Hook: Tactical Jig.
Bead: Metallic pink slotted tungsten.
Tail: Shell pink antron yarn.
Body: Gray hares mask dubbing.
Rib: Blue pearl UV mylar. 
Collar: Black hareline dubbin.


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Sexy Betty 

Hook: Tactical Jig #10-18.
Bead: Hareline pink tungsten slotted.
Underbody: White Uni-Stretch 1x to form Taper (large sizes only).
Tail: Australian possum fur.
Body: Australian possum fur.
Rib: SM Veevus opal tinsel. 
Thorax: Dark spike blend.
Collar: Black hareline dubbin.


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Sexy Orange

Hook: Tactical Jig.
Bead: Hanak metallic orange.
Body: Orange and followed by natural hares mask fur
Rib: Hends Perdiones Body PBF35. 
Thorax: Hare’e ice dub rust
Collar: Black hare dubbing.


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d’Jig

Hook: Hanak 400BL #12-16.
Thread: 30D GSP white.
Bead: Metallic olive slotted tungsten.
Tail: Dark pardo CDL.
Abdomen: Hends Perdigones Body PBF #34.
Over wrapped with Lt. olive D-Rib
Thorax: Hemingway’s Peacock UV green.


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UV Zika Jig

Hook: Tactical jig #14-18.
Bead: Black nickel tungsten.
Thread: 30D Veevus white.
Body: Black & Silver Uni-wire SM wound together over wrapped with UTC pearl tinsel - ice blue.
Thorax: Rainbow spectra ice and Hare’e Ice Black. 


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Purdee John Tan

Hook: Tactical Jig #16-18.
Bead: Black nickel tungsten.
Thread: 14/0 Veevus white.
Underbody: Thread to form taper.
Tail: Medium pardo Coq de Leon.
Body: Tan(BQ13) and yellow gold(BQ4) body quill.
Rib: 14/0 brown thread. Treat body and rib with a thin coat of UV resin.
Thorax: Dark spike blend. (50% black hares ear %50 fox squirrel body hair)


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Dirty Hipster Hares Ear Hot Spot

Hook: Hanak 450BL #10-16
Bead: Black nickel slotted tungsten.
Underbody: Uni-Stretch 1x to form taper.
Tail: Medium pardo CDL.
Tag: Tangerine Glo-Brite thread
Body: Tan hares mask dubbing.
Rib: Medium oval gold french tinsel.
Legs: Grizzly micro legs bone.
Thorax: Dark spike blend.


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Soft HackleHare's Ear

Hook: Tactical Jig #8-14.
Bead: Black nickel slotted tungsten.
Underbody: Uni-Stretch 1x to form taper.
Tail: Medium pardo CDL.
Body: Tan hares mask dubbing.
Rib: Medium oval gold french tinsel.
Collar: Dyed tan speckled Coq de Leon hen saddle.
Thorax: Dark spike blend.


 
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Catgut Jig

Hook: Tactical Jig #8-14.
Bead: Raw slotted tungsten.
Underbody: Uni-Stretch 1x to form taper.
Body: Natural catgut or latex.
Collar: Black hen neck hackle.
Thorax: Dark spike blend.