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Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner

Step-by-step instructions for tying the Rusty Spinner fly.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner

Here are the step-by-steps for fly tying the Rusty Spinner fly.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner

Hook: TMC 100 #14-24
Thread: Lagartun 74 Denier Rusty Brown
Tail: Microfibetts
Abdomen: Tying thread
Wing: White McFlylon
Thorax: Rusty Spinner Superfine Dubbing

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 1 of 6

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.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 2 of 6

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.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 3 of 6

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.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 4 of 6

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

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 5 of 6

Dub the thorax around the base of the wings and both in front and back of them. Whip finish and clip the thread.

Fly Tying the Rusty Spinner Step 6 of 6

Clip the wings to a shank length long.




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