Blanton's Lime Punch SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by ScottP, Dec 29, 2013.

  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    hook - Mustad 3407 #1/0
    thread - Danville flatwax chartreuse
    eye - bead chain silver
    tail - bucktail chartreuse/Flashabou pearl
    body - Krystal Flash chartreuse
    hackle - chartreuse
    underwing - Krystal Flash chartreuse
    wing - bucktail chartreuse
    overwing - Krystal Flash peacock
    topping - peacock herl
    shoulder - grizzly hackle dyed chartreuse
    head - chenille chartreuse


    mash barb, start thread behind eye

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    tie in bead chain about 1/4" behind back of hook eye

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    wrap thread back to hook bend

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    tie in a sparse clump of bucktail

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    tie in Flashabou (20 strands) a little longer than bucktail

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    tie in some Krystal Flash, wrap back to tail

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    wrap KF behind/under tail, then forward; tie off but don't trim ends (they'll be your underwing

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    tie in hackle (folded) and wrap forward

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    pull KF back and tie down

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    tie in another sparse clump of bucktail

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    add some peacock KF

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    and some of the real stuff (don't trim the ends)

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    tie in shoulder feathers

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    strip end off chenille and tie in front of eyes

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    take wrap in front, between, behind, and finish in front

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    pull butt ends of peacock over top; tie off and trim

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    whip finish, SHHAN, trim KF

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    Tropical Punch

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    Scaled down to a #4 so it would be a bit easier to photograph.


    Sabalo Punch

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    Regards,
    Scott