Bass Woolly Bugger

Fly Name
Hook 6-2
Thread black
Wings none
Tails marabou
Body mohair yarn & bead chain eyes
Hackle saddle

Bass Woolly Bugger

Bass Woolly Bugger

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the marabou by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.

Bass Woolly Bugger

Attach a pair of bead chain or weighted eyes by a series of tight figure 8 wrappings. Cement windings with head cement or super glue.

Bass Woolly Bugger

Attach a saddle hackle by its stem with 5 tight wraps. Attach the mohair yarn with 5 tight wraps. Wind thread up to the eyes.

Bass Woolly Bugger

Evenly wind mohair to form the body. Tie off with 5 tight wraps. Trim away excess yarn.

Bass Woolly Bugger

Evenly wind hackle in equal spacings. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Cut off excess hackle.

Bass Woolly Bugger

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.


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