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Thread: Brassie variant

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Feb 2014
    Welland Valley

    Default Brassie variant

    Hook: TMC 2487BL #18
    Body: Copper wire (UTC small)
    Thorax: Peacock herl
    Bead: Copper
    Thread: Benecchi 12/0

    An adaptation of the classic Brassie inspired by Rick Takahashi and Jerry Hubka's book Modern Midges. Can just about be tied down to a size 22 - hardest part is getting that damned bead on the hook!


    Last edited by olive_dabbler; 13-01-2018 at 04:58 PM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Feb 2009

    Default Re: Brassie variant

    Great fly and neatly tied. I often add a single turn of partridge or starling as a hackle. Adds that tiny bit of movement which can decide a fish.
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