SBS Andy’s Carrowmore Bumble


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From Irish tier Andy Latimer; found it here

hook – WFC Model 6 #8
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tag - oval tinsel gold
tail - yarn flame/over golden pheasant crest
rib - oval tinsel silver
body - dubbing claret
body hackle - red/black
collar - grizzly dyed Silver Doctor Blue (2 packs Koolaid Ice Blue Raspberry/1 cup water)

Mash barb/start thread; tie in tinsel, rib part way down bend

Wrap tinsel to barb; tie off/trim

Measure (gap width past bend) a crest feather; tie in

Tie in yarn

Tie in rib

Dub thread/dub body

Tie in hackles; wrap to tail

Capture tip of hackles with rib; continue wrapping thru hackles to head; tie off/trim, trim hackle tips

Give it a scrub with the Velcro bush

Tie in (folded) hackle by tip, facing forward, dull side facing; fold it to the rear and lock in place with a couple wraps

Wrap hackle, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN, trim yarn (1/2 crest length)


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