Clown Shoe Sally SBS

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step' started by ScottP, Jul 21, 2014.

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    This one for when the fish are being a bit picky.

    hook - TMC 2487 #16
    thread - UTC 70 hopper yellow
    egg sac - Uni Stretch red
    abdomen - Uni Stretch yellow
    overbody - midge tubing clear
    wing - yearling elk bleached
    thorax - dubbing yellow
    hackle - ginger
    indicator - McFlyfoam cerise


    Mash down barb and attach thread at head 2/3 mark; tie in tubing and wrap back halfway down the bend

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    tie in/wrap butt

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    tie in/wrap abdomen

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    wrap tubing; tie off/coat with the other Sally

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    clean, stack, measure (extend a bit past the bend) a sparse clump of elk; tie in

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    tie in hackle at base of wing

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    tie in indicator

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    dub thread, dub thorax

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    wrap hackle (3 behind, 3 in front of indicator); tie off, trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    trim indicator

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    trim hackle underneath

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    from the top

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    underside

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    Regards,
    Scott
     

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