Detached body fly pattern tied by Barry Ord Clarke

Detached body technique

A simple detached body technique with a twist! Using two colours of Para Post and a couple of strands of Nano Crystal flash you can create unique segmented detached bodies with a little flash in them, that work well for both midges fly and smaller may flies.

Detached body fly pattern

  • Hook:  Sprite Buzzer # 14
  • Tying thread: Sheer 14/0 Grey
  • Body: Olive & Tan Para Post & two strands of Nano Crystal Flash
  • Para post: Same as body
  • Thorax: Natural CDC hackle
  • Hackle: Coachman brown cock hackle

How to tie Detached body fly

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