SBS Cutthroat Muskins

ScottP

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A gill-breathing, hot spot Pheasant Tail. Subbed hen hackle for PT on the tail to increase durability.

hook - Dai Riki 075 #12
thread - Danville 6/0 brown
tail - hen brown
rib - small wire copper
abdomen/shellback - pheasant tail
hot spot - holo tinsel red
thorax - dubbing hare's ear
breathers - Congo Hair cream

mash barb, start thread at 2/3 mark; tie in rib, wrap to bend




measure (shank length) some hen fibers; tie in/trim






tie in some pt fibers; wrap to 2/3 mark, tie off/trim






counterwrap rib; helicopter end, cover with thread wraps






tie in some more pt for wingcase




tie in tinsel at base of thorax; wrap, tie off/trim






dub thread/dub front of thorax






tie in CH at eye with cross wraps




pull wingcase forward, tie down




trim wingcase, whip finish, SHHAN, trim CH even with rear of thorax










Regards,
Scott
 

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