Simple Scud Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: Simple Scud
Hook:
Standard emerger hook (here a Dai-Riki 125), sizes 12-18.
Thread:
Light olive, 70 denier or 8/0.
Antennae:
Smoky olive Sow Scud dubbing.
Rib:
Gold Ultra Wire, small.
Back:
Tan and Black Fly Speck Thin Skin.
Body and Legs:
Smoky olive Sow Scud dubbing.
Head:
Tying thread.
Adhesive:
Head cement.
Note:
Tie this pattern in different color combinations to match the scuds in your streams. Tan and gray are good choices.
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