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Thursday, 16 February 2017

Dirty Sub

Detailed instructions for a nice little carp bug that's ideal for waters where the fish prefer a smaller fly.  I like small beadhead bugs for carp but wanted something that would fish hook up while still maintaining the small profile.
Tie them in a range of weights and colours to suit where you're fishing.
Materials used
Hook: Owner C5 boilie hook size 4
Thread: Veevus 10/0
Weight: tungsten bead mounted on 20lb mono
Legs: black and white barred sillileg
Tail: Chickabou
Body: Semperfli straggle string
Hackle: Whiting Brahma hen