SBS Mikulak Sedge (variation)


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Mikulak, Sedgehog, whatever; there's a reason they make pool toys out of foam instead of dubbing. Change color/size to suit your fancy.

hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 hot orange
tail/wing(s) - deer hair
body/head - 1mm foam orange
hackle - brown

mash barb/start thread; wrap to bend

clean, stack, measure (gap width) a clump of deer hair; tie in, move thread to 3/4 mark, tie down/trim butts

return to tail

tie in foam strip (approx 1/3 gap width)

brush underbody with a little Super Glue and wrap to point

clean, stack, measure (tips to tail) another clump of deer hair; trim butts/tie in

brush on a little more glue, wrap body to 1/2 mark

repeat winging sequence

a little more glue, wrap body to 3/4 mark; tie off/trim

last wing

tie in foam strip at eye; fold to create head, tie down/trim

tie in hackle; wrap, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

trim out hackle underneath


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