SBS HiRider Quill Gordon SBS

ScottP

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Mayfly meets millipede


hook - Mustad 94840 #12
thread - Uni 8/0 Iron Grey
rib - xsmall wire gold
tail - hackle dun
rear hackle - grizzly (undersize by 2)
abdomen - goose biot dyed grey
wing - mallard flank dyed wood duck
hackle - dun

mash barb, start thread at 70% mark




prep flank feather (trim out center stem at tip)




measure for length (hook shank); tie in, trim butts










pull wing up and prop with thread dam






divide and conquer








wrap back to point above barb; make a small thread bump




measure a clump of hackle fibers (hook shank); tie in, trim butts and smooth with thread








tie in rib




tie in moistened (damp paper towel in microwave for 15 seconds works great) biot notch side up; wrap forward to 60% mark and tie off






tie in hackle, wrap to back






capture tip with rib, then continue rib to front; tie off rib, trim hackle and rib






tie in hackle; wrap, tie off, SHHAN








March Brown version




Both of these are slimmer takes on the Ausable Bomber





Regards,
Scott