Wooly Bugger - Bloody Mary

Size: 4

Fish Specie: Trout

Fishing Destination: Pyramid Lake

The Bloody Mary came along in a period when all the common flies at the shop were getting fancy names. The red chenille in the body helped to give the fly its name and it has been catching fish ever since. This is a nice change of pace black wooly bugger to the Midnight cowboy pattern. Tied exactly the same way with no weight, two hackles and a short tail.


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These are really simple patterns but are tied with a purpose. Most of our Wooly’s date back to the good ole days of the original Reno Fly Shop when Terry Barron tied all the Pyramid shop flies along with Andy Burk and the rest of the gang. These flies have not needed to change. There are some simple specifics. They are tied unweighted because the fast sinking shooting heads we use are enough to keep the flies on or near the bottom. They are also tied with multiple hackles to give body to the fly and also because the Lahontan Cutthroat has sharp teeth and, in this case, you can lose a hackle and keep fishing. They are also tied with a short tail if any at all to try to avoid the common short strikes from the fish.



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