Hook: scud/emerger hook
Thread: 8/0 black
Post: white or hi-vis poly-yarn
Rib: copper or gold wire (I sometimes use silver also)
Abdomen: white and brown dubbing blend
Thorax: peacock herl
Sorry, I don't have any special fishing tips-- yet. But, having moved to Tucson I haven't been able to fish as much as I would like.