Davie McPhail

•  Davie McPhail’s Flickr Gallery
•  Slide Show: McPhail’s Spey & Dee Gallery
•  Davie’s YouTube Channel
•  McPhail’s flies at Fly Tying Forum under the moniker Peaty Mann.
•  Article about McPhail on the Feathersmc.com site

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DUCKFLY MIDGE PUPA
Materials Used
Hook: Kamasan B175 size 10
Thread: Black Uni 8/0 or UTC 70
Rib: Clear Wrap or Tinsel
Body: Dyed Black Pheasant Tail
Wingbuds: Goose Biots dyed hot orange
Thorax: Black Seal Fur or substitute mixed with Flashabou Rainbow Dubbing
Tail and Breathers: Glo-Brite Floss N/16
HOLOGRAPHIC GREY BOY BUZZER
Materials Used
Hook: Kamasan B110 size 10
Thread: UTC 70 Black
Ribs: White Uni-Flexx and Small Red Holographic Tinsel
Wing Buds: Lite-Brite Hanks Silver Holographic and Red Marker Pen

Cover all with Lite Bug-Bond and then a coat of Fine Varnish to finish.
OLIVE LITE BRITE BUZZER
Materials Used
Hook: Kamasan B110 size 10
Thread: UTC 70 Black
Ribs: Olive Uni-flexx. and Small Holographic Silver tinsel
Wing Buds: Lite-Brite Hanks Silver Holographic and Red Marker Pen

Cover all with Lite Bug-Bond and then a coat of Fine Varnish to finish.
BUG-BOND QUILLED BUZZER
Materials Used
Hook: Kamasan B110 size 10
Thread: UTC 70 Black
Ribs: Quill from near eye of Peacock tail feather
Flashback: UTC Ice Blue Pearl Large Flashback Tinsel

Cover all with Lite Bug-Bond and then a coat of Fine Varnish to finish.

 

Notes
•  Kamasan hooks are generally available through UK vendors.
•  Kamasan B110 closest equivalent is a Tiemco 3761 – the B110 is a 1XL, 2XH, TDE curved scud/shrimp hook
•  Kamasan B175 closest equivalent is a Tiemco 3769 – the B175 is a 1XL, Standard Wire, TDE, straight-shank nymph hook
•  The Uni-Flexx product equivalent is the USA would be Flexi-Floss or Superfloss
•  UTC70 thread is a 70-denier, flat, unbonded, lightly waxed, nylon thread, approx. 8/0

Resources
•  USA source for Bug-Bond and similar products
•  The Bug-Bond web site.