SBS Kohler’s Missoula Salmonfly

ScottP

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From Paul Kohler, the original owner of the Missoulian Angler. Change size/color and this could work as a golden stone or skwala.


hook - TMC 5212 #6
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
tail (shuck?) - Congo Hair orange
ribbing - brassie wire copper
body - dubbing rusty orange
wing - Congo Hair grey
legs - medium rubber brown
indicator - parapost yarn hot orange
head/collar - elk hair


Mash barb start thread at head




Clean, stack, measure (shank length) a clump of elk hair; trim to length, tie in with 2 soft loops, let it spin








Trim butts, tie in CH and wire; fold, wrap to bend






Dub thread/dub body






Rib body; helicopter end, cover with thread




Tie in CH; fold/tie down






Push hair back, evenly distributed around hook




Stroke hair back, tie down/pull tight






Tie in legs




Tie in indicator yarn




Whip finish, SHHAN, trim indicator, wing, shuck, legs




Trim out hair underneath




Put it in your box till next year








Regards,
Scott
 

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