SBS F U Extended Body Paradun SBS

ScottP

Active Member
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Foam and Ungulate. Lifted the segmented foam technique from Davie McPhail
and added deer hair upper to make tail/tapered mayfly body. Generic here; change color/size to suit your needs.


hook - Dai Riki 135 #10
thread - UTC 70 tan
body - 2mm foam tan
tail/upper body - deer hair
wing post - Congo Hair white
hackle - barred cream
thorax - dubbing tan

melt/pinch a tapered foam strip (first try here; still need to play around with the taper to get proper shape)




poke needle into the end of the foam




start thread; capture foam to create first segment






clean, stack, tie in some deer hair at first segment




pull deer hair and foam away from needle (lost the pics from the first segments; sorry)




take a few wraps on the needle between foam/deer hair to establish next segment; pull them down on needle and wrap






continue up the needle; whip finish and brush a little Sally on the deer/thread wraps








slide body off the needle, poke a hole in the foam at the last segment and tie it on the hook




mount hook, wrap thread back to hook point




take a couple wraps to secure the body, brush a little Super glue on the foam tag, then wrap foam/deer; trim ends






tie in hank of CH; post it






tie in hackle, shiny side out




dub thread, dub thorax






wrap hackle down the post, cup side up




tie off hackle at base of post; take one thread wrap through thorax, half hitch x 2 at eye, SHHAN




trim post, fly done






Regards,
Scott