kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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By ScottP
#691610
Golden Octopus Bumble

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 fire orange
tag - tinsel gold
tail - yarn chartreuse
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackle - golden olive
shoulder hackle - yellow golden pheasant body feather
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By ScottP
#691627
Conba's Bushy Raymond

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive
tail - golden pheasant body feather
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing golden olive
body hackles - golden olive/red
1st shoulder hackle - chukar partridge dyed olive (1Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green)
2nd shoulder hackle - mallard flank
3rd shoulder hackle - partridge dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry, 1 cup water)
4th shoulder hackle- partridge dyed yellow (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#691651
Finney's Bloody Olive

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hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - golden pheasant tippet
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing gold (chopped Angel Hair)
body hackle - golden olive
front hackle - red
wing - bronze mallard
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By ScottP
#691671
Culton's Ginger Steelhead Spider

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Uni 8/0 fire orange
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed hot orange (1Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange, 1 cup water)
abdomen - mylar braid gold
thorax - dubbing ginger
1st shoulder hackle - yellow golden pheasant body feather
2nd shoulder hackle - Indian hen
3rd shoulder hackle - waterfowl flank (original called for teal; redhead used here)
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By ScottP
#691684
Steelhead Carey

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - Uni-Stretch fuchsia
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
body hackle - black
shoulder hackle - pheasant rump
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By ScottP
#691689
Spade Skunk

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tag - tinsel silver
tail - hackle red
abdomen - peacock herl
thorax - ostrich herl black
hackle - black
wing - arctic fox tail
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By ScottP
#691698
[b][size=150]Silver Hilton Spider[/size][/b]



[img]https://farm5.staticflickr.com/4845/45816782854_5e096e438e_c.jpg[/img]



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Found a nice vid [url=https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5RtPd_3s3cY]here[/url]. This one would lend itself to various color combinations.





hook - Dai Riki 899 #6

thread - Danville 6/0 black

tail - waterfowl flank (redhead used here)

rib - oval tinsel silver

body - dubbing black

hackle - redhead flank

wing - hen grizzly
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By mitch aka 2 fish
#691700
23:54. new year's eve.

I will take time out of my ever-precious day to tell you to eat a dick and happy new year, you asperger's ridden dickhead.
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By ScottP
#691702
mitch aka 2 fish wrote: Mon Dec 31, 2018 9:54 am 23:54. new year's eve.

I will take time out of my ever-precious day to tell you to eat a dick and happy new year, you asperger's ridden dickhead.
Right back at you. Be well.
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By ScottP
#691703
Platte River Spider (variation)

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A few changes to the original.

hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed red
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
1st shoulder hackles - golden pheasant body feathers, red over yellow
2nd shoulder hackle - woodduck flank
wing - furnace over yellow


mash barb, start thread; wrap to point

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measure (gap width past bend) gp crest; tie in, tie in wire, wrap to return wire at eye

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tie in tinsel; wrap to tail with touching wraps and back, tie off/trim

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counterwrap wire, helicopter end, cover with thread

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prep gp feathers tie in by tip; wrap, tie off/trim

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tie in woodduck flank by tip; wrap, tie off/trim

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prep wing, furnace over yellow; measure (tips to tail; no clue as to what I'm focusing on here)

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tie in (semi-tented here as opposed to vertical alignment on the original), whip finish, SHHAN

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By ScottP
#691710
Fancy Spade

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tail - deer hair
abdomen - peacock herl
thorax - ostrich herl red
hackle - hen grizzly
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By ScottP
#691719
Howell's Smokehouse Spade

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hook - Dai Riki 899 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 white
tag - oval tinsel silver
butt - floss burnt orange
tail - hackle black
abdomen - dubbing black
thorax - ostrich herl orange/brown
hackle - black
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