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#1 DHC

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Posted 10 November 2018 - 10:15 AM

Unsinkable Skwala
 
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  1.  Hook size 8-12 - 4x long light wire - wrap shank with 6/0 olive thread
  2.  Tie in black foam for egg sack
  3.  Slide heat shrink(HS) tubing colored green with ink over shank
  4.  Insert brown mono in tubing for antana and tails
  5.  Use iron to shrink tubing at rear
  6.  Tie in HS and work thread up shank over HS lightly about 1/3 lenght of shank
  7.  Tie in gray ruber leg on one side then the other
  8.  Pinch two legs holding them to HS and work thread about 2/3 lenght of shank
  9.  Tie in legs tightly compresses HS
10.   Work thread up to head, use iron to shrink HS at head 
11.   Tie in 3 wings*  
12.  Tie in gray foam to form head
13.  Tie in front legs
14.  Tie in yellow foam to help visibility
15.  Straighten/trim tails and anatana with iron - seal with head cement
* Link to making wing materal - https://unsinkablefl...-fly-tying.html