Jig Tailwater Sow Bug

Cheech - September, 2019

If you are familiar with Lance's Tailwater Sow Bug, you already know that it is a staple across the western US, and has caught fish in many places. This is essentially the same pattern, but designed to accommodate a jig hook and a large bead for Euro nymphing. Watch the video as Lance shows us how to tie this simple bug.

Material List
  • Hook: Hanak H 400 BL Jig Hook - 16
  • Bead: Hanak Round+ Slotted Tungsten Beads - Silver - 3.0mm
  • Bead #2: Fulling Mill Slotted Tungsten Beads - Silver - 2.8 mm
  • Thread: UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier - Red
  • Thread (option): 8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge - Red
  • Body: Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing - Rainbow
  • Rib: UTC Ultra Wire - Silver - Small
  • Back: Chartpak Fly Tying Markers - Sepia (Med. Brown)
Materials & Alternate Materials Listed Below
UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier
UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier

UTC Ultrathread 70 Denier

$1.99
UTC Ultra Wire
UTC Ultra Wire

UTC Ultra Wire - Small

$1.75
Hanak Round+ Slotted Tungsten Beads
Hanak Round+ Slotted Tungsten Beads

Hanak Round+ Slotted Tungsten Beads

$6.50
Hanak H 400 BL Jig Hook
Hanak H 400 BL Jig Hook

Hanak H 400 BL Jig Hook

$8.95
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge
8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge

8/0 UNI-Thread Waxed Midge

$3.25
Fulling Mill Slotted Tungsten Beads
Fulling Mill Slotted Tungsten Beads
Fulling Mill Slotted Tungsten Beads

Fulling Mill Slotted Tungsten Beads

$7.00
Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing
Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing
Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing
Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing

Wapsi Sow Scud Dubbing

$2.25
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers
Chartpak Fly Tying Markers

Chartpak Fly Tying Markers

$8.99