Fly Tying Step by Step - Jane's Squimp

Written by Rob Mukai on May. 31, 2020

Tags: Permit Fly Fly Tying Step by Step Jane's Squimp


This is a fly tying video for Jane's Squimp. This was responsible for 12 permit eats in two weeks. Works great with permit and bones. You can check out the video on our Youtube Channel

Fly Tying instructional video for Jane's Squimp

Recipe:

  • Hook Size 2-4 Gamakatsu SL11-3H
  • Weight Dumbbell Eyes down to bead chain. Match depth
  • Thread Tan 140 Denier
  • Tail: EP Fibers 3D Sand
  • Body: Tan Standard Ultra Chenille
  • Wing: EP Fibers 3D Sand
  • Hackle: Whiting barred hackle
  • Legs: Wapsi Sili Legs, in rootbeer, or brown barred
  • Optional Barring on wing with brown or marigold Sharpie
  1. Cover hook shank with thread

    Cover hook shank with thread

  2. Tie in dumbbell eyes at the back of the hook shank Tie in dumbbell eyes at the back of the hook shank

  3. Tie in a clump of EP fibers in the tail. About shank length. Tie in a clump of EP fibers in the tail. About shank length.

  4. Tie in crystal flash on either side of the tail Tie in crystal flash on either side of the tail

  5. Tie in hackle on either side of the tail. Concave side out Tie in hackle on either side of the tail

  6. Tie in 4 Sili legs on top of the tail

    Tie in 4 Sili legs on top of the tail

  7. Tie in and wrap chenille forward, wrap the dumbbell eyes and give yourself some room in front of the hook eye. Tie in and wrap chenille forward

  8. Tie in legs near the eye of the hook.They should go out at 45 degree angles front and back. Tie in legs near the eye of the hook.

  9. Tie in wing just behind the eye of the hook. Tie in wing just behind the eye of the hook.

  10. Trim legs to about 1" on the legs pointing forward. You can bar the wing with either Marigold or brown Sharpie Trim legs to about 1" on the legs pointing forward.