Green Seal Bugger

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  • Hook: Mustad R74 Size 8
  • Thread: 8/0 Olive
  • Weight: 0.015 Lead
  • Tail: Black Marabou
  • Rib: Medium Copper Wire
  • Body: Green Seal Dubbing
  • Hackle: Burnt Orange Grizzly
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Wrap lead onto the hook and cover about 2/3 of hook.

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Wrap in thread and secure lead by forming thread dams on both ends of lead.

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Tie in black marabou tail so it is the length of the hook.

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Tie in the medium copper wire, which will be used to rib the fly later.

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Tie in a burnt orange grizzly hackle by the TIP. This will be used to hackle the body later.

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Dub on some green seal fur and wrap forward to form a long, thin body.

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Wrap copper wire forward to create about 5 to 6 ribs over the body.

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Wrap hackle forward to form 4 hackle segments over body (no more) and then take about 3 wraps of hackle near eyelet to form a bushy head.

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Wrap thread around the head hackle so that a tapered head is formed.

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One of our most effective "All Around" patterns. Works great in lakes and rivers. The seal fur is what sets this fly apart from all others!