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
#700678
McPhail’s Sunburst Olive Kate Muddler

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A few, very minor changes to the original.

hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - UTC 140 chartreuse
tail - marabou sunburst
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing olive
body hackle - olive
shoulder - golden pheasant body feather dyed ginger (2 Tsp Rit golden yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Camel/2 cups water)
head/collar - deer hair dyed olive
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By ScottP
#700686
Viva Muddler (variation)

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
tail - marabou dyed chartreuse
rib - small wire chartreuse
body - Ice Dub black
body hackle - black
shoulder - pheasant rump dyed chartreuse (1 Tbs Rit Neon Yellow/1 cup water)
head/collar - deer hair dyed black (1 Tbs Rit Dark Brown/1 cup water, overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Black/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#700695
Irish Lough Stimulator (variation)

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Dumbed-down version of Davie McPhail’s; skipped the legs becasue I didn’t feel like sitting around knotting pheasant tail and passed on the bronze mallard overwing because I used up my stash.

hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
tag - Depth Ray fire orange
tail - pheasant tail
rib - small wire gold
body - dubbing claret
body hackle - claret (1 Tbs Rit Wine/1 cup water)
wing - deer hair dyed claret
thorax - dubbing hot orange
front hackle - grizzly dyed hot orange (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Scarlet/2 cups water)
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By ScottP
#700696
Muddled Mak’s Cormorant

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Added a little buoyancy to his neat, little fly

hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
rib - medium tinsel Holo Red
body - peacock herl
wing - marabou black
head/collar - deer hair dyed black (1 Tbs Rit Dark Brown/1 cup water, overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Black/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#700704
KJ Black Death

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hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
body - tinsel silver
wing - marabou black
head - Ice Dub pearl
hackle - hen black
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By ScottP
#700712
Pearly Montana Olive

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Found this on Frankie Mcphillips’ site; could work as a damsel.

hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 light olive
rib - small wire chartreuse
abdomen - medium tinsel pearl
wingcase - large tinsel pearl
thorax - FTD Starburst olive
hackle - olive

Mash barb/start thread at 2/3 mark; wrap to bend

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Strip some fibers off a marabou plume (pinch/rip allows you to turn real crap into something useable)

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Grab them by their base and twist between your fingers; then grasp them towards the tips, pinch and tear, hopefully ending up with a clean separation

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Measure (shank length); tie in/trim, cover with thread (waxing helps cut down on the fluff)

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Tie in rib and tinsel (in that order)

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Brush shank with Super Glue, wrap abdomen; tie off/rim

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Wrap rib to 2/3 mark; leave tag end free

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Tie in wingcase

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Dub thread/dub thorax

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Tie in hackle; reverse palmer to back of thorax

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Capture hackle tip with rib, finish wrapping thru thorax; helicopter end/cover with thread

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Pull wingcase forward; tie down/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

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By ScottP
#700752
Kloofzicht Special (variation)

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A South African pattern; found a nice SBS here. Not a huge fan of floss-bodied flies, so I subbed dubbing.


hook - WFC Model 6 #6
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
tail - marabou black
rib - medium tinsel silver
body - Ice Dub black
throat - marabou orange
wing - fox squirrel tail
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By ScottP
#700753
Roza’s Black Muddler

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
tail - marabou red
rib - small wire red
body - large tinsel opal
wing - marabou black
head - pronghorn dyed brown (1 Tbs Rit Golden Yellow, 1/4 Tsp Rit Cocoa Brown/1 cup water)
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By ScottP
#700755
Cormorant

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hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange/resin
rib - x-small wire gold
body - peacock herl
wing - marabou black
cheeks - biots dyed orange

Cormorant II

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Tucked in the cheeks and butt based on feedback from some folks across the Pond
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By ScottP
#700758
Opal Cormorant

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hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
rib - small wire silver
body - large tinsel opal
thorax - peacock herl
wing - marabou black
cheeks - biots dyed orange
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By ScottP
#700768
Traffic Light Cormorant

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hook - BVFT Dry #10
thread - Danville 6/0 black
rib - small wire red over medium tinsel pearl over medium tinsel holo red
body - peacock herl
wing - marabou black
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By ScottP
#700771
Muddled Traffic Light Cormorant

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hook - WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Veevus 8/0 black
rib - small wire red over medium tinsel pearl over medium tinsel holo red
body - peacock herl
wing - marabou black
head - deer hair dyed black (1 Tbs Rit Dark Brown/1 cup water overdyed with 1 Tbs Rit Black/1 cup water)
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