Stone Bugger


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  • Hook: Size 6 TMC 2302
  • Thread: Wapsi UTC 70 Black
  • Tail: Brown Marabou
  • Weight: 0.020 Lead Wire
  • Wingcase: Flexcement Covered Turkey Feather
  • Body: Fiery Brown Angora Goat Dubbing
  • Legs: Hungarian Partridge
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Start by wrapping lead wire onto hook and cover about 2/3’s of hook.

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Tie in thread and secure both ends of lead so it will not slide on hook.

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Tie in brown marabou for the tail. Make it the length of the hook and wrap in excess material to build up the body.

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Cut a 2" long by 1/4" wide section of turkey feather and tie it in at the base of the base with the flexcemented side DOWN.

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Dub in a small 1/4" section of fiery brown angora goat at the base of the fly.

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Cut a "V" in a partridge feather to create legs for the fly.

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Position the legs so they face to the tail of the fly and tie in over the dubbed area.

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Pull the turkey feather over the legs to form a wingcase and tie off.

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Pull the excess turkey back over the wingcase just tied in.

Repeat steps 5 to 9 until you have 3-4 wingcases on the fly.

 
 
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Whip finish, head cement and the fly is ready for the water.