Karnopp Freestone SBS

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  1. ScottP

    ScottP Active Member

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    Fish this one flush in the film. Tied here in gold; change colors to suit your needs.


    hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
    thread - UTC 140 hopper yellow
    feelers/antennae - goose biots gold
    body - dubbing gold
    wing - elk hair
    indicator - Congo Hair gold
    legs - medium rubber brown
    hackle - ginger/grizzly

    mash barb, start thread

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    measure a pair of opposed biots (gap width past bend); tie in

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    dub thread; dub body up to 2/3 mark

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    move thread to eye, tie in antennae

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    clean, stack, measure (extend 1/2 back of feelers) a clump of elk; tie in, trim butts

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    tie in CH

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    tie in legs

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    tie in hackle

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    wrap hackle, tie off, trim tips, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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    trim legs, indicator, hackle on underside

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    dorsal

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    ventral

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    Regards,
    Scott
     
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  2. Teenage Entomologist

    Teenage Entomologist Gotta love the pteronarcys.

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