Instructions: Griffiths Gnat

Tying Instructions: Griffiths Gnat

1.Attach the thread behind the eye and run a thread base to the bend of the hook.
Step One
2. Attach two peacock herl at the bend of the hook and secure the herl along the top of the hook shank.
Step Two
3. Attach an extra fine wire to the top of the hook shank securing the wire back to the bend of the hook.
Step Three
4. Wrap the two strands forward evenly without overlap to an eyelength behind the eye.
Step Four
5. Attach a Grizzly hackle by the butt with the concave side facing you. The hackle should be no longer than 1.5 x's the hook gap.
Step Five
6. Wrap the hackle, evenly spaced, back to the bend of the hook and secure with a pinch of the ribbing wire.
Step Six
7. Wrap the ribbing wire forward through the hackle fibers up to the eye and secure with a couple of thread wraps. Break off the wire by moving it back and forth against the thread. It will break close to the thread.
Step Seven
8. Wrap a small head and whip finish
Step Eight
9. Apply a drop of head cement.
Step Nine
10. The finished Griffith's Gnat.
Step Ten

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