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Zug Bug

Zug Bug Fly Tying Instructions


The Zug Bug has been around for years.  It is a true all purpose nymph.  It imitates a Caddis, Mayfly and a small Stonefly.  It just looks buggy!  The peacock herl in the Zug Bug gives it a shimmer and attracts the fish.  The Zug Bug is a great fly for the beginner once the basics have been mastered.  A bead can be added to the Zug Bug for extra weight.  A must have fly for any fly box!

Zug Bug Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #10-18 Tiemco 3761
Thread: Black UTC 70
Tail: Peacock Herl
Body: Peacock Herl
Rib: Silver Small Tinsel
Legs: Partridge
Casing: Mallard Flank

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