New home-tie for spring stillwater rainbows using high-viz beads & ostrich fibers… strip, pause…strip, pause…set!

Hook: Mustad S82, 3XH, 2XL…#10, #12

Bead: Hareline Dazzle brass 7/64″ fl. pink, fl. orange

Thread: Danville 6/0 nylon, black

Tail: Ostrich herl, dark brown/gray

Body: Borden’s Hare-tron dubbing, dark brown (picked)

Rib: UTC Ultra wire medium, hot orange

Collar: peacock herl

The Mustad S82 replaces the old 3906B wet fly hook…one of the strongest, most reliable hooks I’ve found for small streamers and leeches.