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    Default Foam Beetle ~ Step by Step

    Here's some photographic step by step instructions for tying a Foam Beetle that I use regularly.



    Hook - B170 Size 12,14,16
    Thread - Black
    Body - Peacock Herl
    Back and Thorax - Cylindrical Foam
    Legs - Black Hen Hackle
    Feelers - 2 x Black Goose Biots



    Foam Beetle ~ Step by Step


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    Hi Pint:
    I now tie them with black micro fritz bodies and either black hippy fritz (celtic flycraft) or a few turns of black emu hackle for legs..
    makes the legs more distinct.

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    Apparantly they work well on Lyn Brenig in Green!

    Yaffle
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