1. Sharpen Hook
2. Using Pliers, or vice
bend hook shank about 3/16 of an inch behind hook eye
so that hook eye is bent toward
point at about a 60 degree angle like a jig
3. Tie in bead chain or lead
eyes on top of hook shank, near bend.
4. Tie in 2 to 4 strands of
krystal flash , extending back beyond where all other
materials will be.
5. Cut a bunch of marabou fibers
off of main stem, line up and trim butts even. Tie
butt ends of marabou in immediately
behind bead chain or lead eyes.
6. Tie the stem of a neck
hackle in right behind eyes. Palmer hackle forward
to about 1/4 inch behind hook eye.
Tie off and secure.
7. Make thread wraps,
forming a small red ball of thread, right behind hook eye.
8. Coat head with hard as
nails and fish.
Wrap hook shank with thread, and tie in
material just above the bend of
hook, extending back behind hook,
where you think all other
Arrange 2 bunches of 3 of the yellow neck
and 1 of the grizzly hackles so
they splay out in opposite directions,
the grizzly hackles on the outside. Tie
on top of hook half way between eye
bend of hook.
Tie in red chenille over where tail feathers
tied in, make 2 to 3 wraps forward,
off and secure.
Tie in 2 yellow neck hackles in front of
and palmer to within 1/4 inch
hook eye. Tie off and secure
Tie in 1 red neck hackle in front of
yellow hackle and
to hook eye. Tie off
Whip finish head and cut thread, apply
cement or nail polish.