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Pattern Zug Bug
Zug Bug
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Category Nymphs
Entered Sun, 03 Jul 2011
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Hook: TMC 3761 #18-18>>>>> Thread: Black 8/0 UNI>>>>> Weight: Lead Wire>>>>> Underbody: Dark Dubbing, Black Superfine is used here>>>>> Tail: Peacock Sword fibers>>>>> Rib: Silver Wire>>>>> Collar: Brown Hen Neck>>>>> Wingcase: Mallard Flank Dyed Wood Duck Gold
Pattern Description
The Zug Bug is an older pattern that bears a striking resemblence to it's younger cousin, the Prince Nymph. I like this bug because it features lots of fish catching peacock herl and is just a little something different from the now commonplace Prince, and it doesn't hurt my feelings that this fly is pretty, too. Fish the Zug as you would any nymph. I typically tie it weighted and have used this pattern in both rivers and lakes with good success.