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
#696495
Golden Olive Bumble Hog

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Another one I found on the Shetland Anglers site


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 woodduck
tail - golden pheasant tippet over fluoro yellow yarn
body - dubbing golden olive
wing(s) - deer hair dyed golden olive (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1 Tsp Rit Dark Green/4 cups water)
hackle - Mearns Quail (jay substitute) dyed blue (Regatta - 3/4 Tsp Rit Aquamarine, 1/4 Tsp Rit Royal Blue/4 cups water)


Mash barb, start thread

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Tie in yarn, wrap to bend

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Measure (shank length) some gp tippets; tie in

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Dub thread, dub to 1/4 mark

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Clean, stack, measure (1/2 tail length) a clump of deer hair; tie in/trim butts

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Dub to 1/2 mark

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Add second wing (tips even with first)

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Dub to 3/4 mark

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Third wing

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Tie in quail by tip; wrap, tie off/trim, SHHAN

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Trim yarn (1/2 tail)

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By ScottP
#696518
Lady of the Lake

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Once more from the Shetland Anglers site


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
hackle - orange
wing(s) - grey squirrel tail
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696532
HedgeHog Kate

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 black
tail - deer hair dyed yellow
body - dubbing black
wing(s) - deer hair dyed black
hackle - furnace
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By ScottP
#696538
Muddled HedgeHog Kate

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 black/Flymaster Plus black (head only)
tail - deer hair dyed yellow
body - Ice Dub black
wing(s) - deer hair dyed black
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed rust (Autumn Maple - 2Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
head - deer hair dyed rust
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By ScottP
#696546
Muddled Doobry Snatcher

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hook – WFC Model 11 #10
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tag - Danville Depth Ray flame
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
hackle - black
cheeks - biots white
head - deer hair dyed orange

Mash barb, tie in tag

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Start thread, wrap to tag; capture tag end/trim; coat tag with Sally

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Tie in rib

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Tie in tinsel, wrap with touching turns to tag and back; tie off/trim

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Tie in hackle; wrap to tag

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Capture tip with rib; continue thru hackle, helicopter end/cover with thread, trim hackle tip

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Tie in biots on either side, tips even with tag; trim

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Clean, stack, measure (tips to bend) a clump of deer hair; tie in with 2 soft loops, surrounding shank with hair, trim butts even with hook eye, pull tight/spin

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Half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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By ScottP
#696571
Muddled Kate Snatcher

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hook – WFC Model 11 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
tag - Danville Depth Ray fluoro green
rib - small wire silver
body - dubbing black
hackle - black
cheeks - biots white
head - deer hair dyed rust (Autumn Maple - 2Tsp Rit Sunshine Orange, 1/4 Tsp Rit Tan, 1/4 Tsp Rit Purple/4 cups water)
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By ScottP
#696606
Callander’s Frenzy

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Once more from the Shetland Anglers site


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
hackle - hen dyed orange (1 Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange/1 cup water)
wing - peacock sword
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By ScottP
#696609
DW’s Juicer

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A neat one from Davy Wotton; body can also be pearl or gold tinsel.


hook – WFC Model 11 #10
thread - Danville 6/0 red
tail - peacock sword
rib - small wire red
body - tinsel silver
thorax - Ice Dub Hare’s Ear
hackle - mottled hen
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By ScottP
#696612
Muddled Juicer

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 red
tail - peacock sword over red yarn
rib - small wire red
body - tinsel opal
thorax - Ice Dub Hare’s Ear
1st shoulder hackle - golden pheasant rump red
2nd shoulder hackle - chukar
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696617
Muddled Hamill’s Spider

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 red, Depth Ray red (head only)
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed scarlet (3 Tsp Rit Scarlet, 2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow/4 cups water)
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing red
body hackle - red
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed sunburst (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow/1 cup water)
head - deer hair dyed sunburst
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By ScottP
#696629
Barron’s Young Pretender (variation)

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A few minor changes to his Lough Mask wet, due mostly to lack of material


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel silver
tail - golden pheasant crest dyed scarlet (3Tsp Rit Scarlet, 2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow/4 cups water) over natural
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
hackle - red
collar - pheasant rump dyed black
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By ScottP
#696630
Muddled Hare’s Ear Snatcher

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hook – WFC Model 11 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
tag - medium tinsel opal
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub Hare’s Ear
hackle - grizzly
cheeks - biots sunburst
head - deer hair
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