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Tungsten Hot Wire Prince
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Pattern Tungsten Hot Wire Prince
Tungsten Hot Wire Prince
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Category Nymphs
Entered Sat, 30 Jun 2007
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Hook: TMC 3761 #10-18......... Bead: Gold Tungsten, sized to hook....... Weight: Lead Wire, sized to hook...... Tail: Brown Goose Biots........ Abdomen: Brassie sized wire in Green and Small sized wire in Hot Yellow.... Thorax: Peacock herl...... Hackle: Brown or Furnace Hen Neck...... Horns: White Goose Biots
Pattern Description
Finally, A new fly for the CFB website! My apologies for those of you who tune in daily for the best fly tying tutorials to be found. The shop has been cookin', and I have been too. This 100 degree weather is a bit much for me to come home and sit down with all these hot lights to shoot a new tutorial! I promise to stay on the ball and keep adding these flies as long as you all keep coming for them and helping us out where you can! My apologies for the delay and thanks for making CFB.com part of your day! Without further adieu....The Tungsten Hot Wire Prince! This fly is a combination of two of the most popular flies on Earth. The Prince Nymph and Copper John got together in the fly bins one night and spawned this offspring. The tutone wire body creates a great segmented effect while adding weight and durability to the pattern. Using the two colors of wire at once is a great way to create new colors...the green and hot yellow used here produces a nice insect green shade, while red and blue will make for a purple version. The combinations are endless and I am sure a few of you could figure out exactly how many there are! Whip up a few of these and stash them in your box. They make a great caddis pupae imitation or even just plain attractor fly. greg Garcia loved this fly on the Arkansas River this spring, and if if doesn't have a glass bead and Greg still liked it, that's sayin' something!