SBS Maktima's Aerial Assault (variation) SBS

ScottP

Active Member
#1


There's no place like foam.

hook - Mustad 9672 #8
thread - UTC 140 tan
rib - xfine wire gold
butt/underbody - Ice Dub golden brown
feelers/legs - medium rubber barred tan
mid-sole - 2mm foam goldenrod
upper - 2mm foam tan
body hackle - barred ginger (undersize by 2)
underwing - Krystal Flash pearl
wing - elk hair
front hackle - barred ginger

mash barb, start thread and tie in rib




dub butt




tie in feelers on either side of butt




tie in first layer of foam (tapered end gap width past bend)




repeat




dub body up to 2/3 mark




tie in hackle; wrap towards back






wrap rib through hackle; tie off and helicopter end




tie down foam; wrap to eye








tie in KF




clean, stack, measure (extend to back of foam) a clump of elk






fold foam back, tie down at eye








original didn't have legs; Norm, baby, gotta have legs




tie in front hackle; wrap, tie off, trim tip, half hitch x 2, SHHAN






trim legs and KF; add water and stupid fish








Regards,
Scott