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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 21 April 2019 - 12:11 PM

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
rib - small wire red over medium opal over holo red tinsel
body - dubbing black/squirrel body
body hackle - grizzly
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant red
2nd shoulder hackle - hen black


mash barb, start thread; tie in wire, then red, then opal tinsel and wrap to bend

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dub thread/dub body (sparse); leave some room up front for the shoulders

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rib red tinsel

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then opal over top

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tie in hackle; wrap to bend

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capture tip with wire and continue rib forward, over top tinsel; helicopter end, cover with thread

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after watching enough Ryan Houston vids, found this way locks the hackle securely with minimum wraps; tie in (folded) hackle by trimmed tip with dull side facing and butt forward over eye

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fold back and lock with a couple wraps

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wrap hackle, tie off/trim

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repeat with second shoulder

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wrap hackle, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

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