SBS Foamhead Skater

ScottP

Active Member


Used Jay Nicholas’ Simple Skater as a starting point.

hook – Dai Riki 899 #8
thread - UTC 140 tan
tail - Krystal Flash rootbeer
body - Ice Dub golden brown
hackle - hen pheasant
head - 2mm foam tan
wing - deer hair

Mash barb/start thread; tie in KF, fold, wrap to point above point





Create thread loop, wax, insert dubbing, spin, wrap dubbing loop










Rough up with velcro






Prep pheasant feather; tie in by tip, wrap, tie off/trim








Notch end of foam strip (gap width); tie in






Trim to length; notch rear






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






Set front angle with thread wraps in front of foam




Whip finish, SHHAN, trim tail








Regards,
Scott
 

Jim Darden

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have you tried it on the water to see if it sinks....you may be surprised.....mine don't always float like I thought....
 

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