I will say that I always learn something from your videos. Our team at Chile West recently spent some time on a spring creek that has been fishing well. In fact, my personal preference for size 6 and larger is to use matched strips. Posted 12 June - The Chubby Chernobyl is a high floating dry fly that works in a variety of fishing situations.
Wrap the thread around the hook shank and create a thick baselayer ending at the back of the hook. Related posts from RiverKeeper Flies: Tres Amigos — Atlantic Steelhead March 27, Forsland asked his client to name the fly. Chernobyl Body Cutter Step 1. Use contrasting colors for a twotone effect.
The Chubby Chernobyl is a very popular attractor pattern and is easy to tie. I did yesterday on the Lower Deschutes and moved a few trout with it, hooking and landing one. Let me know how the minis work for you out there. It worked yesterday as well. Should I put foam under the dubbing? Replies to my comment. If you are an experienced fly tier or just starting out FTF is the perfect place to call home.
Learn how your comment data is processed. You can trim the tail to about three quarters of a shank length while you're at it. This is one of the best hatches of the year. Fly tier, half ass photographer and a hard working guide. It does appear that trout on the Deschutes think that it looks very much like a golden stonefly, so much so that the Chubby has replaced the Norm Wood Special as the go-to "searching-fly" with many anglers. End with the thread about one third of the way forward from the bend on top of the dubbing. This may seem normal in a sport where everyone knows a bit of Latin and matching the hatch is considered fundamental.