Materials: Flashabou, Saddle Hackle, Krystal-Braid, Buck Tail, Mirage Saltwater Flash,
Laser Dubbing, Eyes, Hot Melt Glue.
Tools: Vise, Scissors, Bobbin, Hot Glue Gun, Whip Finish Tool.
|Step 1: Start a thread base|
|Step 2: Tie in a pinch of flash off the back of the hook shank|
|Step 3: Tie in two saddle hackle feathers on either side of the |
hook shank in the same spot that the flash was tied in.
|Step 4: Tie in a 3" piece of krystal braid|
|Step 4: Wrap the braid up the hook shank until it is roughly 1/4"|
behind the eye of the hook.
Step 5: Tie in a clump of buck tail to the underside of the hook shank
and cut the excess amount. When cutting the buck tail, cut
on an angle to avoid extra bulk.
|Step 6: Repeat Step 5, but on the topside of the hook shank.|
|Step 7: Tie in three strands of mirage flash to both sides of the |
|Step 8: Repeat Steps 5 and 6 on the top of the hook shank, but |
use a darker color buck tail.
|Step 9: Repeat Steps 5, 6, and 8 but use a darker color of |
buck tail than what was used in Step 8
|Step 10: Tie in laser dubbing to the underside of the hook |
shank, whip finish, and cut the thread.
|Step 11: Using a hot glue gun, apply glue to the thread that|
forms the head of the fly. While the glue is still hot,
set the eyes in the glue on either side and allow the
glue to dry.
|Finished pattern in different sizes and colors.|