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Stimulator

Posted on July 01 2016

Maineflyshop stimulator fly with orange body
     This month's fly is the Stimulator.  It was developed by Randall Kauffmann of Oregon.  This fly is one of the most popular dry flies in the western states.  It is a standard for imitating stoneflies, but also is good for caddis in smaller sizes.  This fly can be tied in a variety of colors and materials.
Hook    - long dry fly hook, curved shank
Thread  - orange
Body    -  antron, orange, yellow, olive, etc.
Tail   - bleached elk or deer
Ribbing  - brown hackle,
Wing   - bleached elk or deer
Thorax   - dubbing, grizzly hackle - palmered
 

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