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Hamill's Killer with a different cloak. Non-tox underbody optional.

hook - Mustad 79580 #6
thread - Danville 6/0 black
tail - Australian possum tail black/golden pheasant tippets
body - chenille yellow
wing - woodduck flank dyed olive (1tbsp Rit Golden Yellow, 1tsp Rit Dark Green, 1 cup water)
collar - aftershaft black

mash barb, start thread, wrap to bend

measure (shank length) some possum tail; tie in

tie in some gp tippets (1/2 tail length)

tie in chenille; wrap forward (leave about 2 eye widths free). Tie off/trim

tie in (folded) woodduck by tip; stroke fibers back and wrap, tie off/trim

create thread loop

prep aftershaft; insert in loop, spin

moisten fingers, stroke fibers back

wrap, tie off/trim, whip finish, SHHAN

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