Adding a touch of realism that other scud patterns can’t compete with, Michael McLellan’s Hunchback Scud Fly is a favorite for matching those freshwater crustaceans. A common food source anywhere from ponds and spring creeks to large rivers, trout eat scuds all year long and should be a staple in most fly boxes. Tied to imitate the hunched back of scuds and their buggy appearance, the Hunchback Scud is a realistic pattern that’s curved weight gets it on the bottom of the water while imitating the profile of the naturals.
Dead drifting the Hunchback Scud Fly is a very common approach and works all year; however, scuds are active critters and sometimes the fish want a slow strip retrieve, so it pays to switch things up at times. Staple sizes are 14 and 16, and you can count on those to match what’s in your water. Tailwater fisheries, slow spring creeks, and anywhere else you may end up, the Hunchback Scud will catch fish anywhere you find these crustaceans.
Bighorn Orange, Gray, Olive, Rainbow, Uv Olive/orange, Uv Tan/pink
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