New Year's Hair-of-the-Dog Fly

January 1, 2008 By: Marshall Cutchin

In a bit of a muddle after ringing in the new year? Go for the fur cure. Mark Vagn Hansen offers a grub/shrimp pattern guaranteed to produce a baleful stare from any of your doggy friends. “Notice that puppet hair is best and that you want all the hair – guard hairs and underfur. The long often soft guard hairs combine well with the finer and often lighter underfur. Use a coffee grinder to mix the different materials and be careful not to overload it with too much material at once.” On