Thumbing Through Some SBSs

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Re: Thumbing Through Some SBSs

Post by ScottP » Tue Sep 19, 2017 10:59 pm

Snody's Bitterroot Stone

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Interesting pattern from Bruce Staples' Flies for the Greater Yellowstone Area; tied here with no specific hatch in mind.


hook – Dai Riki 280 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
butt/abdomen - dubbing brown/olive
underwing - Congo Hair brown
wing - mottled turkey quill
hackle - grizzly dyed brown
overwing/head - deer hair dyed dark dun


mash barb/start thread, wrap to bend

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dub thread/dub butt

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tie biot on either side of the thread ball

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dub abdomen

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tie in CH; trim

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coat turkey quill with vinyl cement; separate segment, trim to shape, tie in/trim

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tie in hackle, wrap, tie off/trim; leave some space up front for top wing/head

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clean, stack, measure (halfway down abdomen) a clump of deer hair; trim/tie in

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whip finish, SHHAN

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These things are gone forever
Over a long time ago, oh yeah
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