Instructions: Sheep Creek Special

Tying Instructions: Sheep Creek Special

1. Wrap 10-15 turns of leadfree wire to the center of the hook shank.
Step One
2. Attach the thread behind the eye and secure the leadfree wire with thread wraps. Build a thread taper on either side of the wire wraps.
Step Two
3.Select a Brown Hackle in which the fibers will just exceed the hook gap. Attach the hackle to the bend of the hook. Wrap the hackle three turns and anchor the tag end with a few thread wraps. Trim off the hackle tag end and give a few thread wraps to cover.
Step Three
4. Now attach the chennille by removing the fuzz and exposing the threaded core. Attach the thread core just in front of the hackle.
Step Four
5. Wrap the chennille forward with tight wraps to about one eye length behind the eye. Trim the tag and secure with thread wraps. Step Five
6. Select a section of mallard flank of 12-15 fibers and attach trude-style over the body by securing the mallard flank just in front of the body with the curve going downwards over the body. The wing should not extend beyond the bend of the hook. Step Six
7. Clip the wing tags and wrap a threaded head. Step Seven
8. Whip Finish. Step Eight
9. Add some head cement. Step Nine
10. The finished Sheep Creek Special. Step Ten

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