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Tying a Mop Fly

Love them or hate them, mop flies work. A cream colored mop has become a staple when guiding the Chama river below El Vado reservoir. A robust cranefly population makes this fly a staple. At least thats what I tell myself to sleep at night fishing this atrocity.

Hook: FullingMill Jig Force #10

Bead: 3.8mm Tungsten Slotted in White

Thread: UTC 70 Brown

Body: Piece of Mop from Rain X Mop Ball

Collar: Shrimp Pink UV Ice Dub + Swishers X Dub in a Dubbing Loop.


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