Green Hen SBS

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ScottP
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Green Hen SBS

Post by ScottP » Fri Feb 27, 2015 9:54 pm

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A Crackleback softhackle. Change colors to suit your needs.

hook - Mustad 3399A #12
thread - MFC 8/0 brown
rib - x-small wire gold
abdomen - Uni-stretch chartreuse
back/tohrax - peacock herl
hackle - hen brown

Mash down barb, start thread one hook eye width back

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prep hackle and tie in

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tie in rib and Uni-stretch; wrap back to bend

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tie in some peacock

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wrap abdomen to 2/3 mark; tie off and trim

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pull peacock over the back ; tie down but don't trim

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counterwrap rib; tie off and helicopter end

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twist peacock around thread and wrap thorax

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

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Scott
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Re: Green Hen SBS

Post by hankaye » Fri Feb 27, 2015 10:57 pm

ScottP. Howdy;

Beauty, Have you ever done one of these with a hurl head like your Lightening Bug?
I really enjoy these.Thanks for taking the time to do'em up.

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Re: Green Hen SBS

Post by letumgo » Sat Feb 28, 2015 7:47 am

Wonderful stuff!

I have a green sedge pattern which is tied in a very similar manner.

http://www.flymphforum.com/viewtopic.php?f=19&t=1795
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Re: Green Hen SBS

Post by ScottP » Sat Feb 28, 2015 8:52 am

Hank,

I haven't but I will now; thanks for the suggestion.

Ray,

That's a beautiful fly; I like yours better.

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Re: Green Hen SBS

Post by Ruard » Sun Mar 01, 2015 4:33 am

Nice fly Scot,

I think I can use it for my winter Roach fishing.

Greeting


Ruard
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