Carnage Attractor SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step' started by ScottP, Mar 25, 2014.

  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    A little less foam, a little more hair.

    hook - Dai Riki 280 #10
    thread - UTC 140 tan
    tail - moose body
    abdomen - 1mm foam tan
    binder strip - foam
    wing - elk hair
    post - Congo Hair white
    hackle - grizzly dyed brown
    legs - rubber medium barred tan
    thorax - dubbing tan

    substrate prepared (refer to Carnage Stonefly); attach thread at tip

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    clean, stack some moose body, tie in, tie off, trim

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    a little Super Glue and start foam wraps; continue up body

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    trim, poke a hole where you want the hook to go and slide it on debarbed hook

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    mount body (same as Stonefly)

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    clean, stack, measure (extend a bit past foam body) elk, tie in, trim butts

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    wrap wing with non-tox wire to keep it out of the way for post production

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    tie in C-H, post up, brush with Sally

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    prep hackle, tie in shiny side out

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    add legs

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    move thread to eye, dub thread; dub thorax front to back (a few wraps on the wing), finish at base of post

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    wrap hackle down post, cup-side up

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    2 wraps at base of post to capture hackle tip, then once through thorax and half hitch x 2 at eye; trim, SHHAN

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    trim post & legs

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    ventral

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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  2. McNasty

    McNasty Canyon Lurker

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    i think that's one of the coolest flies you've posted yet. great job!
     

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