Lawson's PT Emerger SBS

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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ScottP
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Lawson's PT Emerger SBS

Post by ScottP » Sun Aug 31, 2014 8:14 pm

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Getting to be baetis time again; definitely a hint of Fall up here in NW MT.


hook - Dai Riki 320 #18
thread - Uni 8/0 olive dun
shuck/shellback - Congo Hair brown
rib - x-small wire copper
abdomen - pheasant tail
thorax - dubbing olive/grey
underwing - Congo Hair dun
overwing - CDC dun
legs - partridge
head - dubbing olive/grey


Mash down barb, start thread, tie in rib and a few pheasant tail fibers; wrap back to bend

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wrap pheasant forward to 60% mark; tie off and trim

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tie in CH; pull to the back and capture with wire rib

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continue rib forward; tie off, helicopter end and trim shuck (abdomen length)

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dub thread, dub thorax

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tie in underwing; trim (abdomen length)

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tie in CDC, tips even with underwing; trim butts

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prep partridge feather; tie in a bit long and adjust length of legs (extend to hook point) by slowly pulling back feather

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a little more dubbing

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dub head, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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Re: Lawson's PT Emerger SBS

Post by chicago » Sun Aug 31, 2014 10:28 pm

:cool

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Re: Lawson's PT Emerger SBS

Post by MTgrayling » Mon Sep 01, 2014 11:58 am

Head movie: Scott P shows up at a stream driving a golf cart. The golf carts springs sag since it is full of transparent plano boxes each one holding a different fly pattern.

ScottP: How are you doing guys? What are they taking?
Guy fishing: #26 pink midges, but only the emergers, sort of like cripples.
ScottP: I have some of those here somewhere!

3 hours later after the sun sets ScottP can be heard clicking open boxes as a headlamp swings back and forth. #^*^$#!@
Ryan found his way out; your escape awaits...

Let there be HIGH water!

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Re: Lawson's PT Emerger SBS

Post by ScottP » Mon Sep 01, 2014 12:13 pm

Closer to the truth than I care to admit (actually they're all in a big Tupperware container; I let gravity do the sorting).
Everyone stopped to stare at your technicolor motor home
RIP Walter

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