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More fun with CdC; another one where you can get by without having to use the good stuff. Tied here as a PMD; change color/size to suit your needs.

hook -Dai Riki 125 #16
thread - Danville 6/0 pale yellow
shuck - Congo Hair brown
rib - x-small wire copper
abdomen - pheasant tail
wing case - .5mm foam tan
wings - CdC white
thorax - CdC yellowish tan

mash barb, start thread; tie in CH, fold, tie in rib and wrap everything halfway down the bend; trim shuck (gap width)







tie in PT; wrap to point above point, tie off/trim





counterwrap rib, helicopter end, cover with thread





tie in foam (1/2 gap width)



prep CdC feather



tie in a bit long; pull backward to puff up wing, secure with a few more wraps





lather, rinse, repeat on the far side; trim tips





fold a few CdC feathers, capture tips in clip; trim away quills





create loop, slip clip into the loop, capture butts and release clip; spin to create hackle









stroke fibers back while wrapping thorax





divide CdC on top, pull wing case forward



tie off/trim foam, half hitch x 2, SHHAN; trim (scissors or fingernails) CdC to length







Regards,
Scott
 
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