Here is the fly pattern sheet for the Crystal Serendipity.

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Materials

 

Hook:

Dai Riki 135 or TMC 2487, sizes 14 – 18

Thread:

8/0 rusty dun

Rib:

Fine gold or silver wire

Body:

Pearl krystal flash – 3 or 4 strands

Wing:

Deer hair

Directions:

  1. Tie on thread behind bead with a few wraps.
  2. Tie on wire.
  3. Wrap thread to bend of hook, holding wire downward to keep on bottom.
  4. Tie in krystal flash. Twist into “rope” and wind forward with touching wraps.
  5. Spiral wire forwards, using 5 – 7 wraps, ending at bead.
  6. Cut several deer hair fibers from hide and eliminate underfur. Tie in butt ends and cover with thread.
  7. Whip finish.
  8. Trim deer hair to about 1/3 of body length.

If you’d like more information about the Serendipity’s, check out a blog I wrote entitled – Serendipity and $3 Dip

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