|Wings||pheasant tail wing case|
|Body||dubbing, ostrich herl, wire & fine wire|
Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the wood duck fibers by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.
Tie in wire with 5 tight wraps. Lightly dub waxed thread and evenly wind the body. Secure with 5 tight wraps and trim off excess.
Attach pheasant tail fibers and ostrich herl with 5 tight wraps.
Evenly wrap the ostrich herl and tie off with 5 tight wraps. Trim off excess. Now evenly rid the abdomen and thorax with the fine wire. Secure wire with 5 tight thread wraps. Trim away excess.
Pull pheasant tail forward over the top of the thorax. Secure with 5 tight wraps and trim away excess.
Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.
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