The presence of terrestrial and aquatic worms literally everywhere, super easy to tie, and the killer effectiveness of the San Juan Worm make it one you always want to have as a staple in your box.
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Along with Griffith’s Gnat, this may be the shortest recipe card you’ll ever see!
Hook: standard nymph or wet fly hook in sizes 12 to 14
Thread: color to match body, in weight 6/0. May also contrast body
Body: red ultra-Chenille, or other color you may choose (brown, tan, yellow, others)
How about this 3-pattern-variations in 1 video by David’s Passage:
Here’s an option for an economical pack of these for you:
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