We fish scuds as a nymph and try to get them in the trout’s feeding lane (usually deeper is better) and hold on to your rod. If these crustaceans are a food source in your fishery, the fish will want this high protein meal. There are a wide range of colors of scuds so try them all.
This is a great searching pattern and perfect for a top fly because of the curved hook is perfect to tie your tailing fly onto the shank.
Mustad Hook Details: The Mustad Signature fly hooks feature unique sharpness and strength. Developed in cooperation with the world´s top fly tiers to exact proportions between, gap, bend, wire diameter and shank length for precise scaling unmatched by others. Micro barb can easily be pinched down without damaging the hook for barbless applications. Bronze finish. Chemically sharpened, Nor-Tempered high carbon steel.