How to Tie a Rubber Legs Stone: Fly Tying Video

Not sure what name you have for this fly but regardless fish will eat it.  Simulating a large stonefly this pattern has become widely known for it’s fishability.

The version tied here is heavily weighted to help search deeper holes and faster runs.  It is an awesome pattern in drop shot style nymph rigs with an emerger on lead.  Or switch it around and have this as your lead fly with a smaller nymph/pupae trailing on the point.

Simple to tie with only a couple of materials it is a great fly to have in multiple colors and sizes.

Don’t knock it if you haven’t tried it…

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Rubber Legs Stone Recipe:
HOOK – Umpqua U-Series U106 Fly Tying Hooks
THREAD – UNI Waxed Thread – 6/0 Black
HEAD – Hareline Tungsten Beads – Black
WEIGHT – Hareline Lead Wire Spool – 0.02
TAIL LEGS – MFC Barred Sexi-Floss – Copper Brown
ANTENNA – MFC Barred Sexi-Floss – Copper Brown
BODY – Hareline Variegated Chenille – Black/Coffee

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