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Posted 19 August 2011 - 01:48 PM
Hook: Gamakatsu B10S sz. 1/0
Thread: Danville Flymaster plus
Weedguard: 30lb flourocarbon
Legs: 2 rabbit zonkers
Leg possitioner: 2-part, 5-minute epoxy
Under collar: rabbit zonker
Over collar: deer hair
Head: Rainy's Foam Diver
First things first...
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Attach legs at a downward angle. Hides in, toward each other.
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Tie in a crosscut zonker and wrap forward.
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Add deer hair and spin tight.
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Trim the hair fairly close, and flat on the bottom, just to add bulk to the body, but leave some longer tips on top of the fly.
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Bring the weedguard forward and push it through the hook eye, then tie it off and clip excess.
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Orient the fly upside-down, and spread eagle. Mix up a bit of 2-part epoxy and fill the space where the legs, hook, and weedguard meet. Let cure with the legs at a 90 degree angle from each other, 45 degrees off hook center.
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Posted 28 December 2011 - 09:48 PM