Stimulator Fly Tying Video Instructions

Video tutorial courtesy of our friends at InTheRiffle

The Stimulator is an amazing fly pattern developed by fly tying legend Randall Kaufmann. Originally, it was developed to imitate a stonefly adult, but it also imitates a grasshopper, caddis or even large drake mayflies! It is also a great dry fly for fishing a dropper underneath. The bushy profile and deer hair make the Stimulator a highly buoyant fly. Most often it’s tied in olive, orange, black and yellow & in sizes from #06-16.

Stimulator Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #06-16 Tiemco 2312 or Tiemco 200R
Thread: Orange Veevus 8/0
Rib: Copper Small Wire
Tail: Deer Hair
Body: Olive Superfine Dubbing or Polar Dubbing
Body Hackle: Brown Whiting High and Dry Rooster Cape
Wing: Deer Hair
Head: Yellow Superfine Dubbing or Polar Dubbing
Head Hackle: Grizzly Whiting High and Dry Rooster Cape

All fly tying tools are available here!

If you make this fly make sure you tag us using #avidmax on social media so we can see your fly!

All Fly Tying Gear Has “Free shipping over $25” in the Lower 48 US

stimulator

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s