Hook: #12 dry fly
Abdomen: Painted balsa wood cylinder threaded and glued onto a piece of mono.
Wings: Zing wing material
Legs: Black silicone
Thorax: Black SLF dubbing
Eyes: Painted balsa wood cylinders threaded and glued onto a piece of mono.
Going to have to tie a few using foam cylinders instead of the balsa Charlie. I’m liking this idea but don’t enjoy creating the balsa wood cylinders.
I have some ultra small diameter foam cylinders that I think would sub for the balsa eyes. Tie a section in crosswise at head something like a booby. I’ll see how it turns out. Thanks for the idea.
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