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Jack Frost (variation) SBS

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#1 SBPatt


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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:32 PM


Another U.K. pattern; modified here (out with white floss body/tinsel rib, in with Estaz) for shad.

hook - Mustad 9671 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
underbody - non-tox .030
tail - Craft Fur red
body - Estaz pearl
wing - marabou white
hackle - white/red

mash barb, wrap shank with non-tox (stop 1 eye width back from eye); start thread, wrap to bend


tie in a clump of Craft Fur; trim to length (gap width past bend)



tie in Estaz; wrap forward, tie off/trim at end of non-tox



measure (tips a bit past tail) 2 marabou plumes; tie in/trim


prep (folded) hackles; tie in by tips



wrap hackles simultaneously, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN




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Posted 20 March 2017 - 03:53 PM

Good pattern for fry bashers and for sea trout on a dull day.
Matthew 25: 35-36 "Out of every 100 men, 10 shouldnt even be there, 80 are just targets, nine are the real fighters, and we are lucky to have them, for they make the battle. Ah, but the one, one is a warrior and he will bring the others back. "No man ever steps in the same river twice"   Heraclitus, 5 B.C

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