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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Grizzly King Dabbler

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Notional pattern; just for fun. Used the lightest bronze mallard I could find to approximate mallard flank.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel silver
tail - hackle red
rib(s) - tinsel silver, small wire silver
body - dubbing green
body hackle - grizzly
cloak - bronze mallard
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By ScottP
#696851
Professor Dabbler

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Stablemate to the Grizzly King, this time with a defined wing.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - tinsel gold
tail - hackle red
rib(s) - tinsel gold, small wire gold
body - Uni-Stretch yellow
body hackle - brown
cloak/wing - bronze mallard
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By ScottP
#696879
Whiskey Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 black
tag/rib - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
body - tinsel silver
wing - calftail orange
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696889
Denson’s Golden Dabbler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 70 burnt orange
tail - bronze mallard
rib - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing ginger/fiery brown
body hackle - dyed golden olive (2 1/2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 3/4 Tsp Rit Tan/4 cups water)
cloak - bronze mallard
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By ScottP
#696891
Denson’s Election Special

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - bronze mallard
rib - small wire gold
body - Ice Dub Hare’s Ear
body hackle - hen furnace
cloak - bronze mallard
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By ScottP
#696907
Buggered Kate Muddler

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hook - WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 black
tag - tinsel silver
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing black
hackle - brown
shoulder hackle - golden pheasant rump yellow
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696912
Denson Miller’s May

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 70 woodduck
tail - hen pheasant tail
rib(s) - oval tinsel gold
body - dubbing hare’s ear
body hackle - hen furnace
wing- hen pheasant tail
shoulder hackle - partridge dyed ginger (mimosa - 4 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1/2 Tsp Rit Camel/4 cups water)
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By ScottP
#696957
Pearly Invicta Muddler

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Went with a more traditional head shape here.


hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 black
tag - tinsel opal
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire silver
body - Ice Dub pearl
body hackle - grizzly dyed ginger (Mimosa - 4 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1/2 Tsp Rit Camel/4 cups water)
wing - hen pheasant quill
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696975
Gold Invicta Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #6
thread - UTC 140 black
tail - golden pheasant crest
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
body hackle - brown
wing- hen pheasant tail
shoulder hackle - chukar dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#696983
Gold Mini Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 black
tail - hen pheasant tail
rib - small wire gold
body - tinsel gold
wing- hen pheasant tail
head - deer hair
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By ScottP
#697000
O/P Mini Muddler

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hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tail - hen pheasant tail
rib(s) - small wire gold/peacock herl
body - Uni-Stretch orange
wing- golden pheasant crest
head - deer hair

Mash barb, start Uni-Stretch at 3/4 mark

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Tie in ribs, wrap to bend and back to 3/4 mark

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Tie in thread; tie off/trim Uni-Stretch

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Counterrib peacock herl; tie off/trim

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Rib with wire; tie off/helicopter end

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Strip off some gp tippets, measure (tips to bend); tie in/trim

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Clean/stack/measure (shank length) a clump of deer hair; tie in with 2 soft loops, trim butts even with hook eye, spin

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Half hitch x 2, SHHAN, trim head

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By ScottP
#697014
O/P Mini Muddler (version 2)

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Swapped out the orange Uni-Stretch for opal tinsel so I didn’t have to change the name.

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 black
rib - large tinsel opal
body - peacock herl
wing- Amherst pheasant crest
head - deer hair
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