Tying Instructions: Poxyback Nymph, PMD

1. Wrap lead weight around the shank about 5-6 times in the thorax region just behind the eye. Secure with thread wraps and wrap the thread back to just above the barb.
Step One
2. Tie in 3 Pheasant Tail Fiber Tips for a tail, length about 1/2 shank. Separating the fibers and changing the order will help keep the fibers from interlocking. Splay the fibers with a wrap underneath the fibers.
Step Two
3. Tie in Pearl Flashabou ribbing at base of tail and narrow segment of turkey tail.
Step Three
4. Wrap the abdomen with Rusty Brown dubbing blend.
Step Four
5. Bring the turkey segment over the abdomen for a back, securing with spiral wraps of the flashabou up to the thorax region.
Step Five
6.Attach a section of Dark Mottled Turkey tail for a wingcase.
Step Six
7. Tie in a gray marabou and wrap around the tie-in location of the ribbing.
Step Seven
8. Dub a thorax that is twice the diameter of the abdomen. Leave some space behind the eye.
Step Eight
9.Bring the Wingcase over the thorax and secure with 5-6 thread wraps.
Step Nine
10. Attach some fibers on each side of the thorax for legs. The legs should extend to about half the abdomen.
Step Ten
11. Dub a small head and whip finish. Epoxy the wingcase.
Step Eleven

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