Double Bearded Slider - Black/Copper - 8-9"
Tied on two 5/0 Gamakatsu B10S hooks with a stainless steel shank connection.
This fly is comprised of deceiver, reverse and hollow ties of bucktail and flash with a schlappen tail. Hidden within the head are large dumbbell eyes to give it a sliding, gliding action. Weight on the rear hook along with the schlappen also help with this and turning broad side on the pause.
Over the dumbbell eyes is a stacked bucktail head with a craft fur beard or throat. 10mm eyes are then secured to the fly covering the lead eyes to give a seamless appearance.
Sparsely tied and weighted this fly fishes fast off the bank and stays true in moderate to heavy current. The craft fur under bucktail with moderate to large amounts of flashabou adds contrasting movement and even appears to be moving with the fly is not.