B.H. Trude SBS

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  1. ScottP

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    Royal Lime Trude(ish) in reverse mode; developed by Colorado tyer Butch Hicks.


    hook - Dai Riki 320 #12
    thread - Danville 6/0 black
    abdomen - Uni-stretch chartreuse/peacock herl
    rib - x-small wire copper
    wing - deer hair bleached
    thorax - peacock herl
    hackle - brown (undersize by 1)

    Mash down barb, start thread at 60% mark; tie in rib and Uni-stretch and wrap back to point above barb

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    move thread to point above point (20% mark) and tie in some peacock herl

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    wrap Uni-stretch forward to herl, then tie down with thread

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    twist herl around thread and wrap to 40% mark; tie off and trim herl

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    wrap Uni-stretch to 60% mark and tie off

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    counterwrap ribbing thru abdomen; helicopter end and cover with thread

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    clean, stack, measure (tips to the bend) a clump of deer hair; tie in, trim butts, smooth with thread

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    tie in hackle (downsize by 1 because of enlarged thorax) at base of wing

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    tie in peacock; wrap thorax

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    wrap hackle, tie off, trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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