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Rusty Spinner

Rusty Spinner

Rusty Spinner Recipe:

Hook: TMC 100 #14-24

Thread: Lagartun 74 Denier Rusty Brown


Tail: Microfibetts


Abdomen: Tying thread

Wing: White McFlylon

Thorax: Rusty Spinner Superfine Dubbing

 Rusty Spinner Step-by-Steps:


Tying The Rusty Spinner

Tying The Rusty Spinner Step 1 of 5

Start the thread and wrap back to the bend. Clip three Microfibetts from the clump and keasure them against the hooks they are a shank length long.

Tying The Rusty Spinner Step 2 of 5

Tie the tails in at the bend and wrap forward over the butt ends. Press your thumbnail up under the tails to splay them out.

Tying The Rusty Spinner Step 3 of 5

Bring the thread back to the bend and figure eight around the tails to separate them. Wrap the thread forward to the seventy-five percent point forming the abdomen.

Tying The Rusty Spinner Step 4 of 5

Tie in a piece of McFlylon with figure eight wraps for the wings at the front of the abdomen.

Tying The Rusty Spinner Step 5 of 5

Dub the thorax around the base of the wings and both in front and back of them. Whip finish and clip the thread. Clip the wings to a shank length long.

Finished Rusty Spinner

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