Thurman's Slow Water Emerger SBS

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Thurman's Slow Water Emerger SBS

Postby ScottP » Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:02 pm

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Tied here as a Callibaetis; could work as a brown drake or hex in larger sizes/different colors.

hook - TMC 3761 #14
thread - MFC 8/0 sand
tail/shellback/wingcase - mallard dyed woodduck
rib - x-fine wire gold
gills - aftershaft feather
abdomen/thorax - Ice Dub hare's ear
hackle - partridge

mash barb, start thread; tie in rib, wrap to bend

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tie in aftershaft feather

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dub thread/dub abdomen to 2/3 mark

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pull aftershaft over top; tie down/trim

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trim some mallard fibers off quill, even tips; tie down with tips extending gap width past bend

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wrap wire through abdomen; helicopter end and cover with thread

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fold back butts of mallard; dub thorax

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pull mallard over thorax; tie off/trim

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tie in partridge by tip

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wrap hackle, tie off/trim, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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Regards,
Scott
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Re: Thurman's Slow Water Emerger SBS

Postby letumgo » Wed Sep 16, 2015 5:32 pm

Man, that is a cool pattern! The construction is similar to Skip Nymphs, but with the addition of gills and wing case. Gorgeous!
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Re: Thurman's Slow Water Emerger SBS

Postby hankaye » Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:52 am

ScottP, Howdy;

Really like these last few you've put up. They have that nice 'soft' appearance,
sorta like the moth that ends up on the surface.

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Re: Thurman's Slow Water Emerger SBS

Postby Smuggler » Thu Sep 17, 2015 10:24 am

I'd fish that in a heartbeat.
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