Tungsten Crystal Tron Emerger Fly Tying Video Instructions
The Tungsten Crystal Tron Emerger is a variation of my original Tron Emerger. This version has Pearlescent Tinsel twisted and woven into the body. A tungsten bead and Pearlescent Flashback has also been added. This makes the fly great in off color and heavy water!
The Tron Emerger is tied entirely with one material called Zlon (or Antron as a substitute). As this material is twisted to make the body and thorax, it develops perfect segmentation and a semi-translucense effect. This is the key to the pattern and it is very deadly on picky trout!!
Crystal Tron Emerger Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #14-18 Daiichi 1560
Bead: 5/64 Tungsten Bead
Thread: Black Veevus 12/0 or UNI 8/0
Tail: White Zlon or Sparkle Emerger Yarn
Body: Purple Zlon or Sparkle Emerger Yarn
Body2: 1 Strand Small Pearlescent Tinsel
Thorax: Purple Marked Black Zlon or Sparkle Emerger Yarn
Casing: 1 Large Small Pearlescent Tinsel
Legs: White Zlon or Sparkle Emerger Yarn