SBS Au Sable King SBS


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Attributed to Ann Schwiegert from the 1950's; neat little caddis.

hook - Dai Riki 320 #14
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - ginger hackle barbs
abdomen - peacock
wing - grizzly hen hackle tips (tent style)
hackle - ginger

mash barb, start thread at 70% mark, wrap back to point above barb

strip some hackle barbs, even tips, measure for length (shank); tie in

tie in some peacock herl; twist around thread, wrap to 70% mark, tie off and trim

measure hackle tip (not quite to tail); tie in, partially covering back of fly

repeat on far side, completing the tent wing; trim butts and smooth with thread

tie in hackle

wrap, tie off, trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN; long live the king