SBS Hotwire Muddler

ScottP

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hook – Mustad 3906 #6
thread - UTC 140 fluoro orange
tail - golden pheasant tippet dyed hot orange (1 Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange/1 cup water)
body - medium wire hot orange
thorax - Ice Dub hot orange
hackle - chukar partridge dyed hot orange (1 Tbs Rit Sunshine Orange/1 cup water)
head - deer hair orange


mash barb, start thread at 2/3 mark; tie in wire, wrap to bend




measure (gap width past bend) some gp tippet; tie in, wrap to 2/3 mark






wrap wire forward, helicopter end/cover with thread




dub thread/dub thorax (won't be seen; more to prop up the chukar hackle)






prep chukar




tie in by tip, wrap, tie off/trim






clean, stack, measure (tips to bend) a clump of deer hair




trim butts even with eye, tie in with 2 soft loops, allowing hair to encircle shank; pull tight, whip finish, SHHAN








Regards,
Scott
 

Merle

Not New, Just rarely post...
Wow, what a cool little muddler... fairly simple tie too. I know exactly where I'd use that fly... Nice job!
 

Chucker

Chucking a dead parrot on a piece of string!
That’s very orange! I used to tie something very similar for brown trout in Scotland. The full orange version caught a few fish, but the same thing with natural deer hair was much more effective.
 

Yard Sale

Huge Member
I like that Chukar, I'll have t get some to play with.

If you leave your thread at the back it'll keep your wire wraps tight.
 

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