Zug Bug

Created by Cliff Zug


Zug Bugs suggest many different insects, including cased caddis and free-living caddis larvae. Besides, anything with peacock herl is a good fly to have in your box.

How to Fish

Dead drift near the bottom with the trout indicatoror tight line presentation.

HOOK: 5262 or 3761, sizes 10-14; weighted


TAIL: 5-8 fibers of peacock sword

RIB: Silver tinsel

ABDOMEN: Peacock herl

LEGS: brown or furnace hackle, beard-style

WINGCASE: Mallard dyed woodduck