kind of self-explanatory, right? We seem to have some impressive thread-wrappers that lurk around this board. let's try to keep your "first booger" posts at a minimum.
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By ScottP
#697492
Carnage Hot Pink Mayfly

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Turning up the gain on Pookie to 11. Foam was a craft store find.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 hot pink
core - 8lb mono
tail - moose body hair
body/head - 1mm foam fuchsia
legs - barred medium rubber
hackle - grizzly dyed hot pink (1 Tsp Rit Fuchsia/2 cups water)
wing - Congo Hair white
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By ScottP
#697495
Carnage Purple Haze

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Moving across the spectrum.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
core - 8lb mono
tail - moose body hair
body/head - 1mm foam purple
legs - barred medium rubber
hackle - grizzly dyed purple (Phlox - 1 1/2 Tsp Rit Violet, 1 1/2Tsp Rit Purple/1 cups water)
wing - Congo Hair white
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By ScottP
#697526
Senter’s Teacher (Extended Body)

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This version of the original provides more floatation with less iron. The underbody, optional, cuts down on thread torque while wrapping the body.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair
hackle - grizzly

Make a loop in a length of mono

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Brush shank with Super Glue; start thread/tie in mono

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Clean/stack a clump of moose hair; trim butts/tie in

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Hook loop end of mono onto gallows

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Wrap up the mono and back; trim tips just above last wrap

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Clean, stack, measure (tips longer than underbody) a clump of deer hair

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Trim butts/tie in

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Spiral wrap up and back

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Trim mono, brush with Sally

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Tie in hackle

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Wrap hackle; tie off/trim, half hitch x2, SHHAN

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Trim out hackle underneath (optional)

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By ScottP
#697533
Senter’s Teacher (Extended Body Green Drake)

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Second Meadow fodder

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 chartreuse
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair dyed olive
wing - Congo Hair black
hackle - grizzly dyed chartreuse


Regards,
Scott
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By ScottP
#697541
Extended Body Paradrake

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A bit more involved than the foamies; I will cry when I lose this one.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 chartreuse
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair dyed olive
wing - Congo Hair black
hackle - grizzly dyed chartreuse

Make a loop in a length of mono

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Brush shank with Super Glue; start thread/tie in mono

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Clean/stack a clump of moose hair; trim butts/tie in

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Hook loop end of mono onto gallows

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Wrap up the mono and back; trim tips just above last wrap

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Unhook loop; tie in a clump of CH

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Post it up; tie in hackle (shiny side out)

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Clean, stack, measure (butts past end of underbody) a clump of deer hair

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Trim butts, tie in at eye with 2 soft loops

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Increase tension, let it spin

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Push the hair back, evenly distributing around shank

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Pull the hair back; tie down at base of wing

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Cross wrap to back side of wing base

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Hook loop back onto gallows; continue wrapping up the core

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And back to base of wing

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Start first wrap of hackle at the top of the post, continue down to body

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Tie down hackle with wraps at base of wing

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Half hitch x2 (at base), SHHAN, trim hackle tip, trim out mono

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Trim wing

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By ScottP
#697560
Yet Another Carnage Skwala

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Farting around with tying sequence; wasn’t expecting it to turn out so I omitted an indicator. If I can manage a 10’ cast I might be able to see it on the water.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 chartreuse
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body/head - 1mm foam olive
wing - Congo Hair grey
shoulder hackle - pheasant rump dyed olive
collar - deer hair dyed olive (in spun loop)
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By ScottP
#697586
Foamhead Michigan Mayfly (extended body)

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Tempted to snap off the hook point and drop it off Fishing Bridge this summer during the Grey Drake spinner fall, just to see if there’s any cutts around.

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly
head - 1mm foam tan
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By ScottP
#697617
Michigan Spundun (extended body)

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The deer hair butt thorax creates a nice pfd.


hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 rusty brown
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair
wing - deer hair

Make a loop in a length of mono

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Brush shank with Super Glue; start thread/tie in mono

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Clean,stack,measure (3x hook length) a clump of moose hair; hook loop onto gallows, trim butts/tie in

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Wrap up the mono (about 2x hook length) and back

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Clean, stack, measure (tips past last wrap on underbody) a clump of deer hair; trim butts/tie in allowing deer hair to flare around shank

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Spiral wrap up (last wrap just past last wrap on underbody; pull tight to flare tips)

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And back to base with crossing wraps

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Trim out mono

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Clean, stack, measure (2x hook gap) a substantial clump of deer hair

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Trim butts, tie in with 2 soft loops

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Pull tight gradually, allowing the deer hair to spin

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Push deer hair back; make sure it’s evenly distributed around shank

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Pull back, wax thread, create head (this is when all the hidden shorts come out; bastards)

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Build thread head, half hitch x 2, SHHAN

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Trim out hair underneath

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Go fish

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By ScottP
#697643
Galloup’s Found Link (extended body)

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Variation on the original Found Link, Kelly Galloup’s take on Mike Mercer’s Missing Link

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 black
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair
underwing - Congo Hair Shiner Tan
thorax - dubbing hare’s ear
wing - deer hair
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By ScottP
#697647
Woodwright’s Carnage March Brown

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Darkened the foam with a furniture marker (golden oak?).

hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 tan
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - 1mm foam tan
wing - Congo Hair white
hackle - grizzly dyed golden brown (2 1/2 Tsp Rit Golden Yellow, 3/4 Tsp Rit Tan/4 cups water)
legs - medium rubber brown
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By ScottP
#697651
Galloup’s Found Link Rusty Dun (extended body)

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hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - UTC 140 brown
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair rusty brown
underwing - Congo Hair grey
thorax - dubbing rusty brown
wing - deer hair dyed dun
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By ScottP
#697652
Rusty Spinner (extended body)

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hook – WFC Model 28 #10
thread - MFC 8/0 rusty brown
ribbing - UTC 140 brown
core - 8lb mono
underbody - moose body hair
body - deer hair rusty brown
wing - Congo Hair shiner tan
hackle - grizzly/brown
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