San Juan Worm

Fly Name
Hook 6-10
Thread red
Wings none
Tails  
Body red ultra chenille
Hackle  

San Juan Worm

San Juan Worm

Tie in thread at forward end of body with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Wrap thread to the base of the tail.

Tie in thread at forward end of body with 3 to 5 tight wraps. Wrap thread to the base of the tail.

San Juan Worm

Attach the body material close to the hook bend with 3 to 5 tight wraps of thread. Advance the thread to about 1 mm from the hook eye. Stretch the chenille out and tie off at this point with 4 or 5 tight wraps.

San Juan Worm

Wind fly head with 4 or 5 tight wraps.

San Juan 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.

San Juan Worm

Singe both ends with a lighter. This produces a natural taper.

San Juan Worm

San Juan Worm

San Juan Worm

This pattern mimics aquatic worms. Fish it with a dead drift presentation 1 foot over the bottom.

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