Derek's Marabou Damsel

Discussion in 'Fly Tying Step by Step / Video' started by ScottP, Jan 19, 2014.

  1. [​IMG]

    A little bit more involved than Kaufmann's but not much.

    hook - Dai Riki 270 #10
    thread - MFC 8/0 light olive
    tail - marabou olive
    body - marabou olive
    rib - copper wire x-fine
    legs/wing case - marabou olive
    eyes - 25lb Amnesia/green glass beads



    mash barb, attach thread

    [​IMG]


    the eyes have it

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    tie in ribbing and wrap back to hook barb

    [​IMG]


    measure marabou (hook gap length past bend) and tie in

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    wrap butt ends forward, forming body

    [​IMG]


    wrap rib

    [​IMG]


    assume the ventral position; measure another marabou feather for length and tie in

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    rightside up, pull marabou butts over top, tie down behind eyes; half hitch x2, SHHAN, trim wing case

    [​IMG]

    [​IMG]


    Regards,
    Scott
     
  2. Good-looking nymph. I'll have to try a few of those. Thanks for sharing.
     
  3. Love the look of this. Will tie a few I think.

    Wayne
     

Share This Page