How To Tie The Sparkle Dun Fly Tying Instructional Video & Recipe

The Sparkle Dun

The Sparkle Dun dry fly is basically a Comparadun with a polypropelene tail to imitate a trailing shuck of an emerging mayfly. It can be tied in a variety of colors to mimic many different mayflies. From larger Green Drakes and March Browns down to the classic BWO’s and PMD’s. The Sparkle Dun is a great fly to imitate an emerging or a crippled mayfly. The deer hair tied up will help this sit right in the film as an emerging bug would. The emerger yarn resembles a shuck as this bug gets ready to spread its wings. Pair this bad boy with some Shimazaki dry shake and the fish will eat it like it’s going out of style.

The Sparkle Dun Ingredients & Recipe:

Hook- Tiemco 102Y
Thread – UTC 70 Denier Brown Olive
Wing- Wapsi Short Fine Deer Hair Dyed Dark Dun
Abdomen- Hareline Super Fine dubbing Olive
Tail- Sparkle Emerger Yarn Olive

Tools Used: 
Vise – Griffin Mongoose
Dr. Slick Razor Hair Scissors
Dr. Slick Bobbin
Whip Finish – Dr. Slick Brass Whip Finish

Please let us know if you have any questions or feel free to drop a line in the comments.  We would love to hear what you think about this pattern!

all-fly-tying-needs-banner

We stock a huge selection of over fly tying tools and materials, and we just added over 2000 new products over the last few months with more coming!

How To Tie The Sparkle Dun Fly Tying Instructional Video & Recipe

IMG_0836white

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 )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google 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 )

Connecting to %s