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Blondes Have More Fun : Pattern Recipes

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By Dennis P. Collier

  • Bread 'N' Butter Bugger

    Hook: Size 4 to 8, TMC 5263
    Head: Gold Tungsten Cone
    Thread: Yellow 8/0
    Tail: Cream Marabou, 6 strands of Pearl Micro-Krystal Flash
    Body: Lt. Yellow UV Ice Dub
    Rib: Cream saddle hackle, palmered, counter wrapped with gold wire
    Collar: Cream hen back hackle


    Bread 'N' Butter Bugger
  • Vanilla Matuka

    Hook: Size 4, 6, TMC 5263 or TMC 9395
    Eyes: Brass Dazl-Eyes
    Thread: Yellow 8/0
    Body: Cream rabbit/Pearl UV Ice Dub blend
    Wing: Cream hen back hackle
    Rib: Gold wire
    Collar: Cream hen back hackle


    Vanilla Matuka
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  • Vanilla Gizmo Bugger

    Hook: Size 4, 6, TMC 9395
    Eyes: Brass Dazl-Eyes
    Thread: Yellow 8/0
    Tail: Cream Marabou
    Body: Lt. Yellow UV Ice Dub
    Rib: Pearl Estaz Chenille
    Legs: Medium, Hot orange Centipede Legs
    Wing: Tan Extra Select Craft Fur, barred with Sepia and Black magic marker


    Vanilla Gizmo Bugger
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  • Articulated Las Vegas Bugger

    Hook: Size 4, 6, 4X long - clipped off in line with the hook point after completion of the fly - Size 2 Gamakatsu Octopus or size 4 TMC 105, attached to the hook shank with 40# Spider Wire
    Head: Gold Tungsten Cone
    Thread: Yellow 8/0
    Tail: Ginger Marabou over Cream Marabou
    Body: Cream rabbit/Pearl UV Ice Dub blend
    Rib: Gold UV Polar Chenille
    Collar: Cream hen back hackle


    Articulated Las Vegas Bugger
  • DC's Blonde HareDoo

    Hook: Size 2, 4, TMC 7989 return-eye salmon
    Eyes: Yellow/black lead dumbbell, coated with epoxy
    Thread: Yellow 8/0
    Body: Cream rabbit/Pearl UV Ice Dub blend
    Wing: Cream rabbit Zonker strip
    Rib: Gold Wire
    Collar: Cream rabbit spun in a dubbing loop


    DC's Blonde HareDoo
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  • Charlie's Baby Brown

    Hook: Size 2 to 6 TMC 300
    Thread: Tan 3/0 Monocord
    Head: Gold Tungsten cone, anchored with several wraps of .025 lead wire
    Tail: Cahill Cream Marabou plus several strands of Gold Krystal Flash
    Body: Lt. Yellow UV Ice Dub
    Legs: Medium Cream round-rubber, marked with red and blue indelible magic marker
    Rib: Gold UV Polar Chenille


    Charlie's Baby Brown

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