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/ Antron / Brown / Calf / Elk / Flash / Gold Wire / peacock herl /
tied by Jontye
Fly Type: Hairwing,
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: Northwest US,
Imitation: Stone Flies,
I tye it on #8 9672 Mustads and Dai-Riki 270's
Tail : elk hair
Body: Peacock herl ribbed with gold wire
Wing, 3 or 4 herl strands followed by pearl flash then elk hair
Calf tail parachute post or antron,Brown and grizzley hackle
Tying Instructions: 1. Tie your post with a good sized clump of calf tail, wrap the post up alittle higher than normal
2. thread base back to above barb and tie in tail using the excess for underbody.
3.Tie in wire at rear
4. Tie in three or four strands herl and using a loop twist(I use a dubbing twister)
5.wrap herl forward just short of post(leave room to tie wing in on top) leave excess strand lengths for now.
6 Counter wrap gold wire forward over body and cut off.
7.Fold herl strands back over and size for wing and cut to length (legs)
8. lay 2 or 3 pearl flash strands on top of the herl and cut to same length then fold back over and do the same again(strength)
9.Stack a clump elk hair and size for wing and tie in behind post.
10. tie in your two oversized hackles near rear of post.
11.Tie in two peacock herls and twist with thread and wrap forward to behind eye of hook (leave room for head).
12. Wrap hackles up the post and back down, each turn under the last (about 6 turns total), bring down over top of head and tie off.
13.Tug on calf tail in opposite directions to "seat" the hackles and apply a small drop varnish.Snip the post to desired height
14. cement the head
Presentation Tips: Cast into brushy banks and slots,behind snags,etc, and HOLD ON !!
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