The RS2 Fly

The RS2 Fly

Fly Tying the RS2 Fly

Fly Tying the RS2

Hook: TMC 101 #16-24
۬Thread: 8/0 Gray
۬Tail: White Microfibetts
۬Abdomen: Grey Superfine Dubbing
۬Wing: White Antron Yarn
۬Thorax: Grey Superfine Dubbing

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 1

Start the thread at the 80 % point and wrap over the tag end to the bend of the hook. Leave the tag hanging on top of the shank.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 2

Tie two Microfibetts in at the bend of the hook so they are about a shank length long.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 3

Pull the tag end of the thread up between the tails to separate them and tie the tag end down with a few tight wraps. Cut the butt ends of the tails and the tag end flush at the 80% point.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 4

Dub a thin tapered abdomen from the base of the tail to the 80% point.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 5

Tie in a clump of white antron behind the eye and wrap back over it to the base of the thorax.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 6

Dub the thorax from the eye to the base of the wing and back again.

Fly Tying the RS2 Step 7

Whip finish and clip the thread. Trim the wing to a short stub.

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