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
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Clan Chief Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - yarn red over yellow
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing black
body hackle - grizzly dyed red
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant body feather yellow
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant body feather red
collar - deer hair black
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By ScottP
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Watson's Muddled Bumble

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Switched to heavy duty thread to spin the head; helped a bit. Microwave is on the fritz so I channeled A.K. Best and used the old hotplate/coffee carafe to dye the feathers.

hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black/Flymaster Plus black
tag - tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing red/black
body hackle - black
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
collar - deer hair black
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By ScottP
#696233
Greenwell’s Muddled Bumble

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Used a trimmed spun-loop for the head on this one; keeping it on the full side since I want to fish it more as a dry.


hook - WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive/UTC 140 black (head only)
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing golden olive/olive/Ice Dub peacock
body hackle - Greenwells
collar - chukar dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
head - deer hair black


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A little different look; swapped out GP crest for bleached/dyed pheasant tail and a blue head.


hook - WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive/UTC 140 black (head only)
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed gold (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing golden olive/olive/Ice Dub peacock
body hackle - Greenwells
collar - chukar dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
head - deer hair dyed Silver Doctor Blue
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By ScottP
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Grizzly King

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - hackle red
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing green
hackle - hen grizzly
wing - waterfowl flank (redhead used here)
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By ScottP
#696235
Grizzly King Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed scarlet (3Tsp Rit Scarlet, 2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing green
hackle - grizzly
collar - chukar
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696236
Sawada’s Grey Caperer

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant tippet
body - biot grey
wing - peacock swords
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696237
Wyatt’s Smithy Muddler

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A few changes to the original; dyed up some gp crest and swapped out the hen pheasant collar for chukar.

hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed scarlet (3Tsp Rit Scarlet, 2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
rib - small wire silver
body - tinsel silver
hackle - badger
collar - chukar
head - deer hair
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By LA Fly Guy
#696240
I believe 2015 was the year of the muddler, right Heero?

Muddlers won't catch fish in 2019.
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