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Name

YTB (Yorkshire tea buzzer)

Type

Buzzer

Author

John Plowman

Inspiration

The packet of Yorkshire loose leaf tea has a region where narrow lines of the red or white or black plastic meet. I used these to tie a very simple buzzer pattern.

Date concieved

Spring 2011

Hook

14 – 10 wet fly or buzzer

Thread

Black

Weighting

None but use a heavy hook

Tail

None

Body

Thin strip of coloured aluminised plastic cut from a packet of loose leaf Yorkshire tea.

Rib

None

Thorax

None

Legs

None

Wings

None

Eyes

None

Hackle

None

Tying instructions

Carefully cut a strip of black/red or white/red plastic from the tea packet. Tie in close mid-bend of hook and wind to the eye. Tie off and varnish.

Fishing Instructions

None

Interesting facts

None

Variants