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Hook: Up eye salmon hook or down eye wet hook usually No 4 to 10
Thread: Nano silk white
Tag: French Oval small silver Tinsel
Tail: Black Krystal Flash
Butt: Straggle String Fl. Yellow
Body: Suede Chenille Black
Hackle: Brown saddle hackle palmered forward through the body
Start with 3 turns of French Oval small silver Tinsel, followed by 8 strands of Black krystal Flash cut at the end of the hook bend. Tie in the Straggle String Fl. Yellow to start the butt by winding toward the tag and coming back to form a nice and full butt. Stroke back the fibers on the hackle and trim tip to a small triangle. Tie in the hackle, pointing backwards, shiny side out, Tie in the Suede Chenille Black and wind the string to reach the head of the hook. Hackle over the body, pulling the feather fairly tight. Take the last turn of the hackle right in front of the body. Tie down the hackle, trim the butt, form a small head and whip finish. Add some varnish (in my case Cellire) to the have a nice shiny head.