written by Jason
This is one of my go-to patterns and lots of people have asked for a video on how to tie. It’s a simple pattern, but the two contrasting strands of horse hair used for the body create nice segmentation while the variegation of the grizzly hackle gives a complex, “buggy” impression.
Hook: TMC 2499SPBL #12
Thread: Camel, 8/0
Body: 2 strands of horse tail – 1 light, 1 dark