Black Red Butt Chironomid Pupa | Fly Tying Video
» » » Black Red Butt Chironomid Pupa | Fly Tying Video

Black Red Butt Chironomid Pupa | Fly Tying Video

An excellent early-season chironomid pattern, the red butt imitating the residual hemoglobin during their transition from larva to pupa. The white bead stands out great in dark, stained water and can easily be swapped out with a black bead and set of gills.

MATERIAL LIST:
▫️Hook – Ahrex Hooks FW521 #12
▫️Bead – Togens Fly Shop 5/64 white
▫️Thread #1 – UTC 70 Red
▫️Thread #2 – UTC 70 Black
▫️Rib – X-Small Silver Wire
▫️Cure – Solarez Bone-Dry

chironomid fishing
Click Here to Download “The Chironomid Fishing Handbook: 51 Tips for Chironomid Fishing Success”

Leave a Reply