Bass Worm

Fly Name
Hook 6-1
Thread black
Wings none
Tails saddle hackles
Body chenille & bead chain eyes
Hackle black

Bass Worm

Bass Worm

Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in 4 saddle hackles by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Their concave sides flare out away from the body.

Bass Worm

Attach a pair of bead chain or weighted eyes by a series of tight figure 8 wrappings. Cement windings with head cement or super glue.

Bass Worm

Attach a saddle hackle by its stem with 5 tight wraps. Attach the chenille with 5 tight wraps. Wind thread up to the eyes.

Bass Worm

Evenly wind chenille to form the body. Tie off with 5 tight wraps. Trim away excess chenille.

Bass Worm

Evenly wind hackle in equal spacings. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Cut off excess hackle.

Bass Worm

Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.

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