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Craven's Flashback Jujubaetis
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Pattern Craven's Flashback Jujubaetis
Craven's Flashback Jujubaetis
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Category Nymphs
Entered Mon, 11 Oct 2004
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Hook: TMC 2488, #16-22 Thread: White 10/0 for abdomen, Black 10/0 for thorax Tail: Brown Hungarian Partridge Fibers Abdomen: Two strands of brown Super Hair and one strand of black Super Hair. All three are wrapped at the same time. Flashback: Pearl Fire-Fly wingcase: Grey Flouro-Fiber Thorax: Black tying thread Legs/Emergent wings: Leftover butts ofFflouro-Fiber wingcase
Pattern Description
The Flashback Jujubaetis is a natural off-shoot of the Jujubee Midge. I came up with this pattern after theorizing that fish were taking my darker Jujubee Midges as baetis nymphs. All I really did was add a tail to the existing pattern to start but have more recently added a strip of mylar across the back of the wingcase for the flashback. I believe that this flash helps the pattern stand out a little and makes it more attractive to the fish. I fish the Jujubaetis as a nymph along the bottom mostly, but have used it up top behind a dry fly with no weight on the leader with a fair bit of success as well. This pattern is really easy and quick to tie and will fill up the box pretty quick. Crank a few out so you have a different look to show them next time you're out.