PA Fly Fishing 2008 Wooly Bugger Fly Swap
Swapmaster and Fly Photos By DJ Myers


Disco Bugger

Tied By Bill

Bop's Bugger

Tied by FlyBop

Manic Medic Wooly Bugger

Tied by MediClimber

X-mas Tree Bugger

Tied By Bruno

Bugger With Deer Hair Head

Tied by FlyFishermanJ

Gumby Bugger

Tied By Tom Gamber

Olive Bugger With Beadhead

BuckBarret

Krystal Bugger

Tied by Jaybo41

Olive Bugger

Tied by WoolyBugger

Conehead Olive Bugger

Tied by E-Setter

Black/Olive Bugger

Tied by JayL

Olive Bugger With Beadhead

Tied by PennsCreek

Chili Pepper Bugger

Tied by TabscoJoe

Wired Bugger Variation

Tied by Cambyses

Brown Bugger

Tied by DJMyers


      

Disco Bugger

Tied By Bill

Hook: TM300R
Thread: 6/0 Black
Body: Ersatz
Tail: black marabou with 5-7 pieces of black holographic crystal flash
Hackle: black saddle (tied Palmered style)
Weight: heavy lead wire (.035ga) tied on top of hook shank

Tying the lead on top makes this fly swim with the hook up which decreases snagging on the bottom.

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 


 

X-mas Tree Bugger

Tied By Bruno

Hook = Any 2x Long Streamer Hook 
Thread = Red 
Tail = Olive Marabou
Body = Green Crystal Estaz
Hackle = Red Dyed Grizzly 
Head = Red Cone Head

 

Make sure that after you tie the tail in that you build up a good under body with the red thread. I like this red body to show through the Estaz.

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index


 

Olive Bugger With Beadhead

Tied by BuckBarret

 

Hook: #10 streamer
Body: green rabbit
Ribbing: French tinsel
Hackle: Green
Tail: black marabou

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 


 

Conehead Olive Bugger

Tied by E-Setter

 

Hook: Daiichi 1720 #10
Conehead: Rumpf, Color Black, size medium (3/16”L x 3/16”W)
Tail: Olive marabou and a few strands of chartreuse flashabou accent
Body: Olive dubbing
Hackle: brown/natural
Thread: 6/0 olive

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 

Bop's Bugger

Tied by FlyBop

Hook: 3x streamer #2
Cone: Silver cone. I epoxied the cones in place.
Tail: black marabou w/ a few strands of black krystal flash on each side
Body: black chenille or some flashy chenille
Hackle: black disco yarn with purple flash in it
Collar: Big, webby grizzly hackle, red thread wraps

 

Instructions:

   In front of the grizzly collar I added the wide, red thread wraps. I just wanted to add some red to this pattern.
  The Disco yarn is trimmed to give the fly the tapered look that you get from a bugger hackle. To do this easily it helps to have the marabou tail wet to keep the fibers from getting in the way. Then gather up the top half of the disco yarn fibers and hold them between your fingers above and parallel to the hook shank, just like your barber. Now trim them with a taper towards the tail. Do the same for the bottom.
  I have seen pictures of Disco buggers online that did not have trimmed fibers. I was also taught the old school way where you never, ever trim material like that. That was before all these cool synthetics. The disco yarn fibers actually look good trimmed. They get a “feathered” end that looks natural.
  This bugger may seem too big for many of you. I remember my first ride in a drift boat when my buddy handed me a size 2 bugger. I thought he was kidding, he wasn’t. We do catch trout in the sub 15” range on these big buggers. Although when we see a smaller fish chasing it we try to strip the fly away from it.
  This is more of a hunt the big brown kinda fly. If you know there are some big guys in the stream you are fishing cut your leader back to no lighter than 3x (1x is better) and drift and swing this bugger through some deep pools and runs. Other than the cone, this is an un-weighted fly, so don’t be afraid to add some weight to get it deep. Also trail a small soft hackle about 18” behind on 3x tippet. Use the bugger to get that soft hackle down deep. Many of our big fish are actually caught on the dropper, if the big fly gets it deep enough that is.

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Bugger With Deer Hair Head

Tied by FlyFishermanJ

Hook: Mustad 39841 #8
Weight: 18 to 20 wraps of lead or lead substitute wire
Tail: Olive & Brown Marabou w/ Pearl Flashbou
Body: Olive Chenille
Hackle: Brown Saddle
Head: Muddle style head of deer
Collar: Hair tips left untrimmed

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 

Krystal Bugger

Tied by Jaybo41

 

Instructions:

Use the size/brand of hook and bead/cone to suit your preference. I like 10-12 hook size.
Put cone onto the hook. Make 8 wraps of lead substitute wire around the shank of the hook.
Secure the lead and bead/cone on the hook by wrapping thread behind the cone, and then wrap the lead.
Tie in the marabou tail. Krystal Flash can be added to the tail if desired.
Tie in ultra thin chenille for the underbody and secure to the shank. (Red)
Tie in krystal chenille and secure to the shank.
Wrap the ultra thin chenille the length of the body and tie off behind the cone.
Wrap the krystal chenille the length of the body, but space in between wraps so that you can see the underbody between the wraps. Roughly 4-5 wraps is ideal.
Tie off the krystal chenille.
Root beer, White, Black, Gold, and Olive are my preferences for the krystal flash. Use marabou for the tail to match the krystal flash body. Experiment and enjoy!

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Black/Olive Bugger

Tied by JayL

 

Instructions:

Tie in a length of copper wire, chenille, and marabou at the bend of the hook.
Wrap the thread to the eye
Wrap the body with chenille, and tie off at the eye.
tie in a hackle (at the eye) by the stem, or at the fat end (if you had to trim the fatter area off) and palmer back to the bend.
Tie the tip of the hackle feather off with the wire.
Wrap the wire forward in the opposite direction of the hackle winding.
Tie the wire off at the eye of the hook.
half hitch/whip.

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 


Manic Medic Wooly Bugger

Tied by MediClimber

Hook: Size 10 Streamer wrapped in non lead weighting wire 
Tail: Black Marabou
Thread: Black 8/0 thread
Body: Bugger olive green chenille
Hackle: Dun palmered hackle

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Gumby Bugger

Tied By Tom Gamber

 

Hook: Streamer
Head: Gold bead
Tail: bunch of black krystal flash
Body: Worm green colored ultra chenille
Hackle: brown hackle palmered

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 

 

Olive Bugger

Tied by WoolyBugger

Hook: Mustad 9672 #4-6
Thread: Flat waxed nylon
Body: Olive chenille
Tail: Olive marabou
Hackle: whiting olive 
Eyes: black mono, lead barbell, or none

 

Instructions:

 

These are my favorite streamers for smallmouth and big water trout. Simple fly to tie, but very effective. The mono eyes and no eyes I fish with a sink line. The lead eye buggers I fish with a floating line or sink line.

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Olive Bugger With Beadhead

Tied by PennsCreek

 
Hook: #8 2xl streamer
Body: Olive Antron yarn
Head: 1/8th silver bead
Tail: Olive Maribou
Hackle: Olive Saddle Hackle
 

 

Instructions:

This was tied much like any bugger. The only think I think that worth mentioning about the fly is that the Antron yarn is wrapped very tight with a few threads wraps along the body to hold it in place.

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Chili Pepper Bugger

Tied by TabascoJoe

Hook: Size 8 to 12 3x long streamer
Head: Brass bead sized to hook
Weight: 10 wraps of 0.025 lead wire
Thread: Fire Orange 6/0
Tail: Burnt Orange maribou with a few strands of copper Krystal Flash
Body: Copper tinsel chenille
Palmered Hackle: Furnace Hackle

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

Wired Bugger Variation

Tied by Cambyses

 

hook: #12 4x streamer
Body: Olive Antron yarn
Head: 1/8th Brass bead
Tail: this is a tough question... I am unsure of the material used here. However I got it from a Whitings Farms variety Pack.
Hackle: Black and Maroon palmered.

 

 

Instructions:

This was tied much like any bugger. The only thing I think that’s worth mentioning about the fly is that the Antron yarn is wrapped very tight with a few threads wraps along the body to hold it in place.

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 

Brown Bugger

Tied by DJMyers

 

Hook: streamer 3x #10

Tail: brown marabou

Body: black chenille

Ribbing: gold wire

Hackle: brown

 

 

 

 

Caddis   -   Mayflies   -   Midges/Craneflies   -   Stoneflies   -   Terrestrials   -   Baitfish  -  Nymphs/Wets   -   Emergers   -   Duns/Dries   -   Streamers

2003 Index   -   2004 Index   -   2005 Index   -   2006 Index   -   2007 Index   -   2007 Summer Index   -   2007 Caddis Index   -   2008 Wooly Bugger Index  -  2009 Index

 

 

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