Hook: #08-04 Tiemco 2499SP or Gamakatsu SL45
Thread: UTC 140
Eyes: Lead Dumbell Eyes
Body: Hares Ear Dubbing
Collar: Hen or Partridge Hackle
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Jay Zimmerman’s Backstabber is the benchmark for carp flies, just like the wolley bugger and adams are for trout. A general and easy to tie pattern, the backstabber should be in everyone’s warm water box. Colors and size can be adjusted to match local conditions.