Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend.
Attach braided tinsel in front part of the body area with 5 tight wraps.
Attach a pair of bead chain eyes by tightly wrapping thread in a series of figure 8 wraps between the eye's stem and hook. Add a drop of head cement to windings.
Evenly wind braid back down to bend and back up to the front part of the body. Secure with 5 tight wraps.
Tie in a beard of hair directly underneath the hook shank with 2 loose wraps. Reposition hair for desired length and position. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Trim away the excess. Next tie in a grizzly hackle on each side of the hair. Again start with 2 loose wraps, adjust placement, and secure with 5 tight wraps.
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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