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Braided Butt Damsel Adult

Summer months are very special for Anglers who enjoy lake fishing. During this time of the year there’s more activity of dragon and damseflies.

Fully aware of this fact, those who already experienced this kind of fishing always carry some imitations of this insects, both nymphs and adults.

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Braided Butt Damsel Adult
List of materials
Hook: TMC 100 or Mustad 94840 # 8 to 10 Thread: UNI 8/0 o 6/0 blue. Abdomen: Braided Mono Running Line segment dyed light blue with black stripes. Burn one end. Parachute post: Light blue foam post. Parachute: Crea or Grizzly rooster neck with long fibers. Dubbing: Antron Yarn or similar –Light blue or Blue- Eyes: Foam post
Steps

Step 1

Tie the braided butt.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 1

Step 2

Tie the foam strip.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 2

Step 3

Tie the rooster saddle feather next to the foam strip.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 3

Step 4

Build the thorax using dubbing.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 4

Step 5

Wrap the feather around the foam strip parachute style. Tie the end next to the eye of the hook and trim the excess.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 5

Step 6

Bring the foam strip forward and tie next to the eye of the hook.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 6

Step 7

Cut the foam strip leaving a small segment in the front to imítate the eyes of the damselfly.

Fly tying - Braided Butt Damsel Adult - Step 7

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