Mustad 39951BLN (Light Weight Version) size
1/0 to 3/0 or Mustad 34007 size 2 to 2/0
||White UTC 210 denier or G.S.P. 100 denier (Black
for night fly version)
Tinsel or Mylar tied in at the head and wound around the hook shank to a
point just around the bend of the hook then back up to the eye.
||White Polar Fibre or Fun Fur (Black for night
fly) trimmed off the backing fabric at the base of the fibres.
Remove the shorter fibres to reduce bulk with a tying comb or
pet fur comb and tie it in at the head to the desired length
dependant upon hook size and spread around the hook shank. To do
this first place a couple of loose turns of silk over it then
spread the polar fibre around the shank with your fingers before
wrapping with a few more binding turns of silk.
||Six to eight strands of pearl Krystal Flash cut
to the length of the polar fibre.
||Black, Olive, Chartreuse or Blue Polar Fibre or
Fun Fur tied on the top of the shank at the head.
Uni Mylar #12 tied in on either side of the head cut to the length of
the polar fibre.
Apply one coat of Devcon 5min
clear epoxy and work it into the fibres with your bodkin just beyond the hook bend and once this has set apply
the eyes and draw in the gills with a red permanent marker.
5 mm holographic silver.
||Apply a second coat of 5 min epoxy evenly to
cover the first coat and to seal the eyes then place it on an