Material List Doodlebug by Jack Schweigert

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Doodlebug -This is an attractor tie from Jack Schweigert in 1940. It can be fished wet or dry and on moving or still water situations and is designed to be fished when there are no other flies on the water.

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Hook - Mustad 94840, 8-10 (can use Mustad 94833 as well)
Thread - black
Tail - red hackle fibers (can sub red calf tail or red bucktail)
Rib - fine flat gold tinsel
Underbody -yellow wool yarn (some tyers find success using yellow poly for its added buoyancy)
Over Body - peacock herl
Wing - woodchuck guard hairs
Head - deer hair, tied tight to flair then trimmed to a top-knot
 

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