JAX BACK COUNTRY BRUNCH
- Tail: Elk Hair
- Rib: None
- Body: Yellow/Green Clipped Sparkle Yarn dubbing
- Body Hackle: Brown Whiting’s Cock Hackle
- Wing: Natural Elk Hair
- Head Hackle: Brown Whiting’s Cock Hackle
- Head: Black
- Hook: T M C 2302 # 10
- Thread: Black Acrylic or Uni Thread
Wrap Hook shank with tying thread from eye to start of bend
Tie in Elk Hair for tail. Allow Elk Hair to flare
Trim tail to size and run thread to mid point of hook shank
Tie in Body Hackle Dull Side facing forward and clip excess
Apply body material [Dubbing] to thread. Not too thick
Dub body back to start of bend then forward to tie off point
Wind Body Hackle forward in evenly spaced turns to tie off point and tie off. Clip excess
Tie in Elk Hair Wing on top and secure with tight turns of thread
Clip any excess wing material then tie in Head Hackle with the dull side facing forward
Wind Head Hackle forward five or six turns and tie off
Clip any excess hackle material. Tidy up the Head and Whip Finish. Apply Head Cement
Remove the fly from the vice and trim the underneath of the hackles to give a flat landing area.
Finished Fly with clipped Hackles.
The Fly is used in N.Z. as a Cicada Pattern and holds it's own very well. It is known as Jax Back Country Brunch or "Brunch" for short.
My Name is Jack Murray I live in Tauranga in the North Island of New Zealand and am a Keen Dry fly Fisher.