How to Tie a Bever’s Better Buckskin: Video

Bever’s Better Buckskin was created by Luke Bever. It is an improved version of original Buckskin fly patterns. In the main abdomen/body section, we used chamois material from an auto parts store, cut in to thin strips. Buckskin patterns are designed to imitate free-ranging caddis larva that roam around rocks and river bottoms. They are effective year ’round and should always be in your fly box. Weight them down and fish ’em near the bottom, and you’ll surely tempt some unwitting trout.

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Bever’s Better Buckskin Recipe:
Hook: TMC 3761 (sizes 12-16)
Thread: Black 8/0 UNI-Thread
Rib: Small or Brassie size copper UTC Ultra wire (Brassie size used in video)
Abdomen: Chamois material cut in to thin strips (the kind you get at an auto parts store)
Thorax: Peacock herl and black ostrich herl
Shell back: Pearlescent tinsel (wide used in video)

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Learn how to tie a Better Bever's Buckskin fly tying video

 

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