SBS Bullethead Hopper


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Found this hackled Madam X on the Streamtender site; simple enough. Change color/size to suit your needs.

hook - Dai Riki 300 #8
thread - UTC 140 cream
tail - deer hair bleached
body - dubbing cream
head/wing - deer hair bleached
hackle - barred cream

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

Clean, stack, measure (gap width) a clump of deer hair; tie in, wrap to 2/3 mark

Clean, stack, measure (hook eye to tail) another clump of deer hair; trim to length/tie in

Dub thread/dub body; finish at 2/3 mark

Pull hair back; tie down

Tie in hackle

Wrap hackle, tie off/trim half hitch x 2

Trim out hackle underneath

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