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These flies are really Trout flies, but the gills will "inhale them". ( they can swallow them deep very easily ) I carry an "unhookem-tool" and usually need it. These flies are  easy to tie except that smaller hooks are used (you might need reading glasses to tie these). Trout fishermen tie these on hooks all the way down to size 30 (too small for me). These pictured were tied on size 16 curved hooks. I used .010 lead wire, black 8/0 thread, rubber floss, peacock herl and Sally Hanson's hard as nails.  They are tied much the same way as the rubber-band grub (you can use very small rubber bands in place of the floss) The biggest shock you will encounter will be how aggressively the gills will "attack" the flies.

I like them best in the middle of hot weather, but they work well early spring through early winter.

I know they don't look like much, but these are VERY effective. My favorite fly to fish on my TXL

0wt fly rod ( these and the rubber band grubs ).....Good luck and please post pictures ..Don in SC

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Wow Don once again one of them flies I can't see. Good looking, there so small seems funny how the fish manage to see them but they do.

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