Evans' Stillborn Stimi SBS

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Evans' Stillborn Stimi SBS

Post by ScottP » Fri Aug 15, 2014 8:05 am

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hook - Dai Riki 125 #16
thread - Danville 6/0 hot pink
abdomen - mylar braid pearl
wing - deer hair bleached
hackle - grizzly


Mash barb; start thread, extend wraps back to point above barb and return to point

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melt end of mylar braid (original called for tan; all I had was pearl so I colored with a tan marker), extend gap width past bend; tie in, trim

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clean, stack, measure (extend to back of body) a clump of deer hair; tie in, trim

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tie in hackle

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wrap, tie off, trim, SHHAN; either leave as-is

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or trim out hackle underneath

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