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Foam Extended Body Drake

BDE Extended Body Drake Fly Tying Video Instructions

BDE Extended Body Green Drake Fly Tying VideoThe Foam Extended Body Drake is a durable, high floating and life like Drake Pattern (Developed by Ben Furimsky).  The Foam Drake can be tied in a variety of colors.  The color tied in this video is the general color, but the Foam is also very effective in Brown, Olive, Gray and Green.  The Foam Drake is usually tied in larger sizes (#08-12), but the same techniques can be used to imitate small mayfly species.  The Foam is one fun fly to tie, give it a try!

Foam Drake Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #08-12 Tiemco 100
Thread: Black UTC 70
Tail: Black Mayfly Tails
Body: Tan 2MM Thin Foam
Body Tool: J:son Sweden Detached Body Pin
Thorax: Peacock Herl
Thorax2: Natural Dun Whiting Rooster Cape
Wing: Grey McFlylon

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