Blood Clot Bloodworm
Chironomid Larvae Fly Pattern
Fall is here , Winter is near, I’m going fishin’ ……. Sorry dear!
Yes it’s that time of the year again! But before you head out, you really need to take a few minutes to check out Gord’s latest & greatest … an innovative twist on his fall bloodworm fly fishing pattern … the Blood Clot Bloodworm fly!
Fall is soon to be with us and one of the staples for trout then, is the bloodworm. I’m going to share with you a fly I designed awhile back and have been holding pretty close to the vest, showing only a few people. After a bunch of modifications I think it’s ready for the masses. The Bloodworm Blood Clot came about while observing bloodworms in a pond at work. Periodically I would see them out of their tubes and wriggling around in large numbers. I envisioned a trout coming along and vacuuming up a mouthful. The theory is, if trout like bloodworms, let’s give ’em a plateful. This fly is a little tricky to tie but just because of the material wrangling required. Fish this fly suspended just off bottom. Real effective after a storm has whipped up the lake.
Blood Clot Bloodworm Fly | Material List:
Blood Clot Bloodworm Fly | Tying Instructions:
1) Pinch the barb and slide on 2 beads …
2) Tie thread on at middle of hook …
4) Wind thread down the hook and secure the ribbing ….
6) Wind thread forward up to bead follow with rib making one turn over where you secured the Ultra Stretch tie off rib and trim off …
8) Pull loose ends back, whip finish and trim tag ends …
10) Add drop of Krazy juice on the thread behind the beads and you’re done!
Blood Clot Bloodworm Fly | Colour Variations:
As bloodworms can be reddish, green or a combination of both I’ve shown some variations. Your imagination is your only limit!
That’s it folks … tie up some Blood Clot Bloodworms & hit the water!
Gord (flyguys.net Northern Division)
*** if you’re interested in custom tied, time tested & proven effective BC Interior fly patterns, but would rather buy than tie, please Contact us for details!
*** for more effective BC stillwater fly fishing patterns be sure to check out all of flies on our BCs best fly patterns index page!