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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Here's one variation on a common theme. Tied as a PMD (probably a bit late in the season); change colors to suit your needs. ILR stands for "I love rabbit", by the way.

hook - Dai Riki 125 #16
thread - UTC 70 yellow
shuck - Congo Hair amber
rib - x-small wire copper
tail/abdomen - pheasant tail
wingcase/wing - snowshoe rabbit
thorax - superfine dubbing PMD



Mash down barb, start thread at 60% mark

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tie in rib, tie in shuck; wrap back halfway down the bend

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trim shuck (gap width), tie in a few pheasant tail fibers (extend shank length)

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wrap pheasant up to 60% mark

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counterwrap ribbing, helicopter end and smooth with thread

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clean, stack, measure (1.5 shank) a clump of snowshoe hare hair; tie in, trim butts

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dub thread, dub thorax

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pull wing forward over thorax, tie down; pull wing up and set angle with thread wraps in front

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half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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