How to Tie a Wood Duck Scud

Producer: Tim Flagler

The Wood Duck Scud is a quick, easy tie and it also happens to be a tremendous fish producer.

Says tier and videographer Tim Flagler: “To help with durability, I like to apply plain old Sally Hansen’s to the wood duck fibers and the thread wraps and allow it to sink in and dry for a minute or two. The next step is to brush out the dubbing on the underside of the hook shank to form the scud’s legs and feelers. If a little strip of velcro isn’t doing it for you, try going old school and picking it out with a dubbing needle, which works remarkably well.”