United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

​Tap's Bug

John O'Meara

Hook: Tiemco 8089, Mustad 80300BR, or any other heavy wire bass hook.  
            A size #10   Mustad 80300 will allow fishing with a 4 or 5 weight rod. 
Thread: Flat waxed nylon, or gel-spun nylon, or Unicord. 
Tail: The tips of good dyed deer belly hair. 
Body: More good dyed deer belly hair, in various colors.