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Mikulak Sedge (variation) SBS


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#1 SBPatt

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 06:00 AM

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Mikulak, Sedgehog, whatever; there's a reason they make pool toys out of foam instead of dubbing. Change color/size to suit your fancy.


hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 hot orange
tail/wing(s) - deer hair
body/head - 1mm foam orange
hackle - brown


mash barb/start thread; wrap to bend

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clean, stack, measure (gap width) a clump of deer hair; tie in, move thread to 3/4 mark, tie down/trim butts

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return to tail

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tie in foam strip (approx 1/3 gap width)

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brush underbody with a little Super Glue and wrap to point

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clean, stack, measure (tips to tail) another clump of deer hair; trim butts/tie in

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brush on a little more glue, wrap body to 1/2 mark

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repeat winging sequence

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a little more glue, wrap body to 3/4 mark; tie off/trim

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last wing

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tie in foam strip at eye; fold to create head, tie down/trim

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tie in hackle; wrap, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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trim out hackle underneath

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

#2 SBPatt

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Posted 11 October 2018 - 08:17 PM

Traveling Sedge

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hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 olive
tail/wing(s) - deer hair dyed dun
body/head - 1mm foam olive
hackle - grizzly dyed olive


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

#3 Fisherscastle

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Posted Yesterday, 04:00 AM

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Mikulak, Sedgehog, whatever; there's a reason they make pool toys out of foam instead of dubbing. Change color/size to suit your fancy.


hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 hot orange
tail/wing(s) - deer hair
body/head - 1mm foam orange
hackle - brown


mash barb/start thread; wrap to bend




clean, stack, measure (gap width) a clump of deer hair; tie in, move thread to 3/4 mark, tie down/trim butts






return to tail




tie in foam strip (approx 1/3 gap width)




brush underbody with a little Super Glue and wrap to point




clean, stack, measure (tips to tail) another clump of deer hair; trim butts/tie in






brush on a little more glue, wrap body to 1/2 mark




repeat winging sequence






a little more glue, wrap body to 3/4 mark; tie off/trim




last wing




tie in foam strip at eye; fold to create head, tie down/trim







tie in hackle; wrap, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN






trim out hackle underneath



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Regards,
Scott

 

Wow..very impressive


Fisherscastle