SBS Scharabun's SA Hopper

ScottP

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This stimi variation came from Alberta tyer Roman Scharabun (SA is short for Southern Alberta); since it came from just up the road there's no reason to think it wouldn't work on this side of the 49th Parallel.

hook – Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 yellow/Danville 6/0 hot orange
tail - deer hair red
rib - x-small wire gold
butt - 2mm foam yellow
abdomen - 1mm foam yellow
body hackle - brown (undersize by 2)
underwing - Krystal Flash pearl
wing - deer hail bleached
thorax - Angel Dub olive
hackle - grizzly


Mash barb, start thread at 2/3 mark and wrap to bend




Clean, stack, measure (gap width past bend) a clump of deer hair; tie in/trim






Taper foam strip (3/4 gap width); measure (gap width), tie in/trim








Tie in body strip and rib




Brush on some Super Glue, wrap body; tie off/trim




Tie in body hackle; wrap to bend






Capture tip of hackle with wire; continue ribbing thru hackle, helicopter end, cover with thread; trim hackle tip




Tie in KF; fold, tie down






Clean, stack, measure (tips to butt) a clump of deer hair; tie in/trim






Thread shift; tie in hackle at base of wing




Dub thread/dub thorax






Wrap hackle, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN








Regards,
Scott
 

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