Saturday, March 28, 2009

Backstabber Fly (Step by Step)

Step 1: Build solid thread base on center of hook shank. Size 6 Gamakatsu SL45 hook. UNI-Thread 6/0.

Step 2: Secure 1/8 Dazl-Eyes dumb bell onto center of hook shank.

Step 3: Wax thread and create dubbing rope. Wind dubbing rope forward, figure eight it around the Dazl-Eyes. Rake out dubbing using Velcro or dubbing rake. The Dave Whitlock SLF dubbings are best.

Step 4: Tie in two tufts of marabou. Also try black and dark olive!

Step 5: Tie in soft hackle. Brown, dark olive or black.

Step 6: Wrap soft hackle 4 to 5 times around, tie off and trim.

Step 7:Whip finish and apply head cement.

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