Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

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Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

Postby ScottP » Tue Sep 13, 2016 4:55 pm

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Neat variation on Jack Gartside's Sparrow, for those spawners coming up from Hebgen Lake. Name came from a pheasant that came out on the wrong end of an encounter with a coyote.


hook - Dai Riki 280 #8
thread - UTC 140 burnt orange
rib - small wire copper
undertail - Congo Hair tan
tail - pheasant tail
abdomen - dubbing rusty orange
underwing/shroud - Congo Hair tan
thorax/head - pheasant aftershaft
hackle - pheasant rump



mash barb, start thread; tie in rib, wrap to point above point

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measure (tips to bend) a clump of CH; tie in/wrap to 2/3 mark

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measure (hook length) some PT fibers; tie in/trim butts

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dub thread/dub abdomen

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counterwrap rib; helicopter end, cover with thread

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pull CH back surrounding body; tie down/trim

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select a couple aftershaft feathers; split thread, insert, spin bobbin

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moisten fingers and stroke fibers back; take a few wraps

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tie in (folded) hackle by tip; wrap forward, stroking fibers back, tie off/trim

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Take a few more wraps of aftershaft in front; whip finish, SHHAN

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Regards,
Scott
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Re: Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

Postby letumgo » Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:10 pm

Scott,

Your tutorials are top notch, and your tying is very efficient. Superbly done, as always. Thank you for sharing another "fishy" pattern. Very much appreciated. ;)
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Re: Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

Postby hankaye » Tue Sep 13, 2016 9:11 pm

ScottP, Howdy;

Beautiful, simply ... beautiful. Whenever I see this quality of work I wish i started tying at a
very much younger age then I did. So much to learn and me on the short end of the stick ...

Thanks for sharing this.

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Re: Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

Postby tie2fish » Wed Sep 14, 2016 6:01 am

Excellent.
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Re: Satoshi's Coyoted Pheasant Softhackle SBS

Postby DOUGSDEN » Thu Sep 29, 2016 9:07 pm

Scott,
What a superb looking pattern! Ray is right! Your tutorials are the best! So easy to follow! You do make it look easy!
Great job friend!
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