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Tying details as pictures, this fly fishes hook up, due to bead on top of hook.
Hook :- 12 - 10
Pin :- Cut and shaped, pin head to bend 1/8th" or bead dia.
Head :- wool with end burnt to form head.
Hackle :- light ginger cock.
Body :- hares mask dubbed.
Put hook in vise, fit tungsten bead to pin and attach to top of hook, wind thread to bend.
Tie in wool head, trim excess wool level with end of pin, tie down.
Tie in hackle, wind TWO turns, tie of and trim.
With thread wind hackle back over wool head.
Form dubbing rope of hares mask.
Wind dubbing to bead, whip finish, add dab of varnish to base of bead and thread.
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