November 1, 2018 Fly Tying Demonstration - Hellgramite

In the continuing fly tying techniques and materials series John Hadley will be tying the Hellgrammite, a must for any stream fly box. Bring your vise, basic tying tools and black thread to learn the techniques for tying a Hellgrammite; tying materials will be provided.
Techniques to be learned:
• Tying on split biots tail and pinchers
• Tie in dark turkey feather coated with flexament for back and belly
• Dubbing black wool or yarn for body and thorax
• Palmer black hackle around abdomen for gills
• Use black rubber for legs