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Steve Burke's Salmon and Steelhead Fly-Tying Guide
Leon's Epoxy Wasp (Vespula germanica) Male
Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie

Leon's Epoxy Wasp, Originated and Tied By Leon Guthrie
Name Leon's Epoxy Wasp
Category Salmon / Rainbow Trout / Brown Trout / Blue Trout / Tiger Trout
Hook Kamasan B100 N (Nickel) or B100 G (Gold) Size 10 (Trout Shrimp Buzzer Hook )
BodyYellow Fluorescent Floss. (Glo-Brite Shade Number 10)
Legs and Antennae4lb Monofilament Nylon (Knotted for legs)
WingsGoose Biots, ( Gray or Brown), or use Brown Overhead Projector Pen to colour Gray Goose Biots
How to Fish The WaspAs you would any other Buzzer Pattern, fish it Static on Stillwater fisheries using (Leon's Bite Indicator) and allow to sink to various depths as a drowned sinking insect would perform; or if using on rivers, allow sinking and bobbing along the bottom of the riverbed.

Leon's Instructions for Tying
Stage 1 | Stage 2 | Stage 3A | Stage 3B | Stage 4A | Stage 4B | Stage 5 | Stage 6| Stage 7]
The Swarm
Leon's Additional Notes

Note: Also see Leon's Bite Indicator.

This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland. You can see more of his originals at The Flies of Leon Guthrie.