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Kolzer’’s Firefly (Pulloharja variation) SBS


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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 08 February 2019 - 12:06 PM

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Gave it the bottlebrush treatment for a different look.


hook - TMC 5201 #8
thread - UTC 140 hot orange
tail - moose body hair
body - deer hair dyed orange (loop dubbed)
wing - Congo Hair black
hackle - brown


mash barb, start thread at 3/4 mark

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Tie in a clump of CH; trim butts, cover with thread, wrap to bend

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Clean, stack, measure (gap width past bend) a clump of moose body; tie in/trim butts at wing junction, cover with thread

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Create thread loop

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clean, stack, measure (gap width)) a clump of deer hair, insert in clip; insert in (waxed) loop and let it spin

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Stroke fibers back and wrap body to 2/3 mark; tie off/trim

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Create thread dam in front of wing to set angle

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Tie in hackle; wrap, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

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Trim wing

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Regards,
Scott
Canon Powershot SD750; Ott + 2 clamp-on lights