tied by octopusshrimp Fly Type:Spey, Target Species:Steelhead, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:General Baitfish, Material List: 40/40 Pro tube
Thread-danville or UNI 6/0 Fire Orange
body-UV polar Chenille
Wing-Dyed Mallard Flank
Head-Small Medium Fish Skull Tying Instructions: Mount the tube and start your Thread just in front of the Junction.
Tie in Marabou by the Base (because Jack Gartside says so)and take Three turns.
tie in Three starands of Holo. FGlash on each side.
Tie in butt of Hot Color Estaz (Two Turns).
Tie in UV Polar Chenille.
wrap Tweleve turns.
Tie in collar of Contrasting Color of Marabou and take Three turns.
Tie in symetrical Mallard Flank for wing.
Flatten the front portion of the Tube up to where the thread wraps end so you can slide on the Fish Skull.
Cut the tube as you would if you were using a cone and melt with the flame and slide back on the needle to open up the hole.
Glue in eyes and coat entire head with Hard as Nails.
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