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Variation on his Dirty Bird nymph; clock is running on these guys. Subbed ostrich for dubbing on the collar due to general laziness.

hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
bead - 5/32 black
rib - Swannundaze amber
abdomen - dubbing orange/ginger antron mix
wingcase - Krystal Flash pearl
wing buds - quail
hackle - patridge
antennae - pheasant tail
collar - ostrich herl hot orange
head - dubbing dark brown

mash barb, slide bead on hook; jam a few wraps of non-tox into the back of the bead



start thread, tie in rib, wrap to bend



dub thread/dub abdomen to 3/4 mark





rib abdomen; tie off/trim





tie in a few strands of KF; fold, tie down/trim







prep 2 quail body feathers (any dark feather would work); tie in on either side (tips to 1/2 mark)





prep partridge; tie in by tip; wrap, tie off/trim







tie in 2 PT fibers (extend gap width past the bend); trim butts



tie in ostrich; twist around thread and wrap collar







dub thread/dub head; rough up dubbed head





half hitch 2, SHHAN







Regards,
Scott
 
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