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Pattern Triple Wing Spinner
Triple Wing Spinner
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Category Dries
Entered Fri, 09 Aug 2013
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Hook: TMC 101 #14-24>>>>> Thread: 8/0 UNI, to match Dubbing, in this case, Camel>>>>> Tail: White Tailing Fibers>>>>> Body: Superfine Dubbing, Rusty Brown or to match natural>>>>> Wing: Dun Polypropylene Yarn
Pattern Description
Ok, ok...I know it's been way too long since I have added a new fly to the site, but in my defense, I've had a busy few months...my lovely fiancé and I got married this summer, bought a new house, sold the old one and spent all the time we could stand packing and moving, so ultimately it's a good thing, but even better that it's now done! Enough excuses, let's get to some flies! The Triple Wing Spinner is an awesome spent mayfly imitation that solves a several inherent problems in the typical spinner pattern. With it's wide wing profile, it better matches the natural and the wing shape also adds surface area to help float the fly. It's important to remember to keep each bunch of poly yarn sparse as you tie this fly so as not to make the wings too thick...sunlight should shine through them as with the naturals. I should also mention that regular old poly yarn is what you want to use here...the crinkled texture helps hold each bunch together and makes the tying process MUCH easier. Those are the hints I have for you, now follow along and tie up a Triple Wing...this one is a Rusty Spinner but these can be tied in all sorts of colors to match whatever mayfly you like.