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Morrish's May Day SBS

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A pretty basic Hacklestacker pattern. Tied here as a March Brown; change colors/size to suit your needs.


hook - Dai Riki 320 #12

thread - UTC 140 tan

shuck/post/wing - Congo Hair dun

body - dubbing tan

hackle - grizzly dyed tan



mash barb, start thread at mid-shank


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fold over a hank of CH (loop to the front); tie in, thin out back end, wrap to bend and trim (gap width past bend)


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dub thread/dub abdomen to mid-shank


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tie in hackle at base of post


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hook loop in the gallows


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wrap hackle up (thorax width - leave a hook eye width at the front for wing tie-down) and down; tie off/trim


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dub thorax to 1 eye width back from the eye


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stroke hackle fibers back/pull loop forward; tie down


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fold wing back; tie off, whip, SHHAN


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trim wing


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Regards,

Scott

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Wow, I was just struggling and getting pretty frustrated with this pattern today! Thank you!

 

cheers,

 

Fred

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