Utah Killer Bug
"One Fly" Tying Kit™
I will be away from Tuesday, Oct 15 through Monday, Oct 21. Shipments will resume on Oct 22. Orders can be placed while I am away. After I return they will be processed in the sequence they were received.
The kit has been discontinued, but you don't really need a kit anyway. The wire and hooks are readily available. The yarn is Jamieson's Shetland Spindrift. The color is Oyster. There are a number of places where you can buy it online. Feral Knitter has it in whole balls and also in 20 yard mini-skeins. https://www.feralknitter.com/product/290-oyster/
Step by step tying instructions are here. The instructions show my version of the Killer Bug, which is tied with a different yarn and which I color with a Prismacolor marker. The Utah version does not require the marker.
Utah Killer Bug wet.
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"Be sure in casting, that your fly fall first into the water, for if the line fall first, it scares or frightens the fish..." Col. Robert Venables 1662
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The fish are slippery when wet.
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