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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 30 September 2019 - 07:45 AM

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Found this on the Uni products site. Original had a Madam X half-head; I prefer standard bullet. Tied here as an October Caddis; change color/size to suit your needs.


hook Dai Riki 300 #8
thread/rib - UTC 140 burnt orange
body - 1mm foam
shellback - 2mm foam rust
head/wing - deer hair
legs - medium rubber brown
indicator - 1mm foam orange


Mash barb, start thread at head

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Clean, stack, measure (hook length + gap) a clump of deer hair; trim butts, tie in with 2 soft loops, spin, trim butts

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Tie in 2mm foam strip (3/4 gap width), wrap to bend

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Tie in 1mm foam strip; wrap to head, tie off/trim

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Brush top of body with Super Glue, pull shellback forward; tie down/trim

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Push deer hair back, evenly distributing around shank

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Pull deer hair back, tie down with 2 soft loops, pull tight

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Add legs

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Indicator

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Whip finish, SHHAN

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Flip over, trim out hair underneath

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Trim legs/indicator

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

#2 DarrellP

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Posted 13 October 2019 - 04:31 AM

Excellent sbs sir
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