7| Floating Foam Fry
HOOK: Size 10 extra longshank THREAD: White 10/0 TAIL: Natural chickabou plumes UNDERBODY: 2mm tan craft foam BODY: Medium black holographic mylar tubing EYES: 3mm 3D epoxy eyes GILL SLITS: Red sweet wrapper PETER SAYS: Allan Mason’ s Floating Foam Fry uses a well tried method to form a slim, sparkling fry imitation. The buoyant part of the fly comes from as trip of 2 mm thick craft foam fixed along the hooks hank. This is then covered with black medium-width holographic mylar tubing which adds a beautiful understated spark le along with a distinct scale-like effect. One last little touch is the use of strip so fred sweet wrapper to suggest gills.