Adventures in dyeing; aiming for magenta but came up a bit short. The Rit Fuchsia was very intense; need to work on concentration and time in dye bath and maybe add a bit of violet (or scarlet?).
hook - Dai Riki 075 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 wine
tag - Danville Depth Ray fire orange
tail - bleached pheasant tail dyed scarlet
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing claret/magenta/Ice Dub purple
body hackle - hen grizzly dyed silver doctor blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)
shoulder hackle - chukar partridge dyed fuchsia (1 Tsp Rit Fuchsia/1 cup water - 1 minute)
Hook: Firehole Stick 811 #4 or #6 Thread: UTC 140 Fluorescent Orange Weight: Bead or lead free wire on shank Tail: Finn Raccoon Body: Red Zonked Pine Squirrel wrapped on shank Rib: BR Ultrawire Red or Copper Overbody: 1/4" Furry Foam Strip Top and Bottom Colored with marker
This is an adaptation of the Pine Squirrel Woolly Bugger without any flash. The only addition are the furry foam strips which force the pine squirrel fur to splay horizontally. Adaptable to any color scheme required.