Hare's Ear Drop Sedge SBS

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  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    Pretty basic, quick tie. Change colors to suit your needs; biot body should be effective, too.

    hook - Dai Riki 320 #16
    thread - UTC 70 tan
    abdomen - dubbing hare's ear/zelon
    rib - Krystal Flash pearl
    wing - deer hair
    hackle - barred cream


    mash barb, start thread, tie in rib

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    dub body to 75% mark

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    rib body

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    clean, stack, measure (gap width past the bend) a clump of deer hair; tie down to the eye, don't trim the butts yet

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    tie in hackle; wrap to the eye, tie off, trim tip, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    trim deer hair butts, trim hackle underneath

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    Regards,
    Scott