Jan’s Ragdoll (w/ video)

Ragdoll , Jan’s

Colors: Hares Ear, Peacock, Pheasant Tail
Sizes: #4-12
Imitates: Stonefly Nymph
Useful for: The larger faster rivers in the west.
Tricks/Techniques: This pattern is the heaviest of the stones that I tie very useful for high stick nymphing. This pattern rolls well in heavy water and the flash helps it get noticed. Careful not to hit yourself casting this beast.

Hare’s Ear Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 8A03
Bead: Tungsten black bead
Weight: .20-.30 wire 14 wraps then 8 stacked
Thread: Danville’s 6/0 Rusty brown
Tail: Natural Hungarian partridge feather
Abdomen: Natural light hares ear dubbing
Rib: Medium mirage pearl tinsel
Top wing case: Mottled thin skin
Bottom wing case: Large mirage pearl tinsel
Thorax: Natural light hares ear dubbing blended with black Senyo’s wiggle rubber dubbing.
Collar: Natural light hares ear dubbing.

Pheasant Tail Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 8A03
Bead: Tungsten copper bead
Weight: .20-.30 wire 14 wraps then 8 stacked
Thread: Danville’s 6/0 Rusty brown
Tail: Natural pheasant tail fibers
Abdomen: Natural pheasant tail fibers
Rib: Medium mirage pearl tinsel
Top wing case: Mottled thin skin
Bottom wing case: Large mirage pearl tinsel
Thorax: Arizona synthetic pheasant tail dubbing blended with black Senyo’s wiggle rubber dubbing.
Collar: Arizona synthetic pheasant tail dubbing

Peacock Recipe:

Hook: Orvis 8A03
Bead: Tungsten gold bead
Weight: .20-.30 wire 14 wraps then 8 stacked
Thread: Danville’s 6/0 Black
Tail: Rusty brown goose biots tied prince style
Abdomen: Peacock herl
Rib: Medium mirage pearl tinsel
Top wing case: Mottled thin skin
Bottom wing case: Large mirage pearl tinsel
Thorax: Arizona synthetic peacock dubbing blended with black Senyo’s wiggle rubber dubbing.
Collar: Arizona synthetic peacock dubbing

 

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