Glass Bead Chironomid

gbc-final.jpg
  • Thread: 8/0 Black
  • Gills: Glass Bead
  • Body: Black Superfloss
  • Ribbing: Fine Gold Wire
  • Thorax: Peacock Herl
  • Wingcase: Pheasant Tail
gbc01.jpg

Place glass bead on the hook and tie on the thread.

gbc02.jpg

Tie in some black superfloss.

gbc03.jpg

Tie in some fine gold wire for ribbing the body later.

gbc04.jpg

Wrap black superfloss to form the body.

gbc05.jpg

Form 5 to 6 ribs on the body with the fine gold wire.

gbc06.jpg

Tie in 6 strands of pheasant tail for the wingcase.

gbc07.jpg

Tie in one peacock herl and wrap to form the thorax of the fly.

gbc08.jpg

Pull pheasant tail over the thorax to form the wingcase.

gbc09.jpg

Whip finish and the fly is ready.