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UGLY RECIPIE


      Ausable Ugly Dressing and Recipe

The "Ausable Ugly" pattern is currently under patent pending status.
Richard Garfield, owner and operator of Fly Fish the Adirondacks is the
originator of this pattern.








Pictured below are step by step photos and descriptive text.


STEP #1 - OFFER HOOK WITH BEAD TO VISE.


STEP #2 - BEGIN THREAD AT BEAD HEAD WRAP TO BEND.

STEP #3+#4 STOP THREAD WRAPS AT BEND AND FIRMLY SECURE.



STEP #5 - TRIM PROPER LEGNTH OF MUSKRAT BACK FUR FOR TAIL.

STEP #6 - PLACE TRIMMED MUSKRAT FUR JUST SLIGHTY FORWARD OF BEND OF HOOK.

STEP #7 - FIRMLY SECURE MUSKRAT FUR TO HOOK.

STEP #8 - MATE HEN GRIZZLY HACKLE AND WIRE RIBBING TOGETHER TO SECURE TO HOOK AT SAME TIME.

STEP #9 - SECURE GRIZZLY HEN HACKLE AND WIRE RIBBING IN SAME PLACE AS MUSKRAT TAIL.

STEP #10 - MAKE SURE GRIZZLY HEN HACKLE AND WIRE RIBBING ARE FIRMLY SECURED TO HOOK WITH MULTIPLE WRAPPINGS.

STEP #11 - APPLY DUBBING TO THREAD IN GENEROUS AMOUNTS, USE SALIVA...NO DUBBING WAX!!!!

STEP #12 - WRAP DUBBING LOOSELY TO BEADHEAD.


STEP #13 - USE HACKLE PLIERS TO HOLD HEN GRIZZLY HACKLE AND PALMER TO BEADHEAD AND SECURE IN PLACE.

STEP #14 - WRAP WIRE RIBBING WEAVING THROUGH PALMERED HACKLE TO BEADHEAD.

STEP #15 - SECURE WIRE RIBBING WITH MULTIPLE WRAPS.

STEP #16 - ADD SMALL AMOUNT OF DUBBING TO THREAD AND WRAP JAMMING THE DUBBING AGAINST BEADHEAD AND APPLY WHIP FINISH KNOT.

STEP #17+#18 - AGRESSIVELY!!!!! BRUSH THE FLY AT ALL ANGLES WITH TOOTHBRUSH TO GIVE A ROUGH APPEARANCE AND SOFT TEXTURE.



STEP #19 - TIE AUSABLE UGLY TO 2X TIPPET, PRESENT PROPERLY AND HANG ON.

 






 

 


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