High Calorie Snacks.
|This Rainbow likes junk food.|
What do you do when you get out of the water and realize that you have literally thousands of scuds attached to your waders?
|Taste the Rainbow!|
Two things. First, locate the fish. Because they will most likely be hunkered down in a spot and not really going out of their way to eat, it's critical to find what area of the lake they are in, and find out at what depth they are feeding. Second, throw something that is somewhat similar - but different. I knew there were thousands upon thousands of scuds and sow bugs in this lake, so I tied the scud pictured in the video below. To make my scud stand out, I tied it a little bit darker and added two hot spots. One on the back of the fly using Loon UV paint, and the other with dubbing right behind the bead. Guess what... It worked, and worked well. I only wish that I had tied more than two of them for that trip.
Hook: Allen N205BL or an Allen N204BL #10 BUY HERE
Thread: Montana Fly 3/0 Olive BUY HERE
Bead: 3.3 mm Tungsten BUY HERE
Over body: J:son Realskin - Green BUY HERE and Mirage Tinsel - opal BUY HERE
Ribbing: UTC Ultrawire - copper brown sm BUY HERE
Body: Arizona Synthetic Dubbing - bronze peacock BUY HERE
Hot spot: Sow Scud Dubbing - pink
Back hot spot: Loon UV fly paint - orange BUY HERE
Shell back: Loon UV fly finish - thin BUY HERE