Monday, 22 June 2015

GnG Hollow Baitfish

GnG Hollow Baitfish

Material list :
Glist n Glint
Deer Creek Gator eye
ICE Dubbing - Pearl, Red and silver
Large lateral line
Gamakatsu SL12S 
Diamond Fine Flex
UV flashabou
Lead wire

Step by step tying instructions:

wind in some lead wire, then tie in some ICE dubbing

Tie in some red ICE ( optional - for injury baitfish )

Tie in some UV flashabou

Tie in some Silver ICE

Same technique as the old GnG Hollow Baitfish... tie in some GnG in white colour

Tie in the Lateral line

Tie in GnG in olive and brown

Shape the head with Diamond Fine Flex, dry it with UV light

Put on the eye... 


Cheers and happy tying..

Monday, 15 June 2015

Tying a Fused Body Foam Cicada X

Cicada X ( Fused Body Version )

Material List :

3mm Thk closecell foam
Gamakatsu B10S size 4
Bead mono eye
Flashabou by Deer Creek
Rubber legs
Deer Creek Diamond Fine Flex

Step by step tying instructions:

Cut 3mm foam about 4cm 

Cut out the body shape

Used lighter, fused the edge of the foam, press down while it's still hot..fusing both foam together

Tie down the tail portion

Color the foam body

Put in the hook

Cut a small pcs of foam

Tie down the hook, apply some super glue

Bring the foam body forward, tie down

Tie in a pair of rubber legs

Cut the rubber and you get the 6 legs

Tie down the bottom pcs of foam, drop a small drop of super glue

tie in some flashabou ( I use Deer Creek's products as it's the hardest flashabou the won't collapse )

Drop a small drop of Deer Creek Diamond Fine Flex to the flashabou so the material stay together like a wing

Cut another 2mm thks foam as thorax

Tie in the foam

Tie down the bead mono eye

Fold the foam over and tie down... whip finish

Color the thorax and head


Happy tying...

Monday, 8 June 2015

Swimming Damsel Nymph

Material List:

Nymph hook #10 - #8
Ostrich Marabou
Wonder Wrap - Olive and Chartreuse
Burn Mono eye
Dubbing and Surgical tape
DC Micro Velvet Rope - Olive

Step by step tying instruction:

 Wind in some lead wire, tie i the eye

Tie in the Ostrich Marabou tail

Tie in the wonder wrap, use the surgical tape to taper the body

Wind in the Wonder Wrap to create the abdomen

Tie in the rubber legs

Roll in some dubbing and tie in the Micro velvet rope...
drop a small drop of DC Diamond Fine Flex at the tail to split the marabou tails..

Rop a small drop of DC Diamond Fine Flex resin at the thorax to secure the the velvet rope.


Cheers and Happy tying....

Thursday, 7 May 2015

Buggy Stonefly Nymph

Buggy Stonefly Nymph

Material List :

Deer Creek Micro Velvet Rope
SLF Dubbing - brown and white
Turkey Biot
Goose Biot
Pheasant Tail fibers
Mono eye
Curve Nymph hook size 10 and 8
Lead wire and Micropore tape

Step by step tying instructions:

Wind in some lead wire

Secure the lead wire..Tie in a second thread ( I use chart color for this tutorial for the tutorial visual purpose )

Tie in the DC Micro Velvet Rope

Use micropore tape to create the taper body

Flatten the body

Tie down the tape

Tie in a pair of Goose Biot as tail

Wind in the Micro Velvet Rope

Color the top with marker

Dub in some dubbing to second thread

Wind in the dubbing thread 

Tie in the Pheasant Tail fibers 

Prepare the Knot Turket Biot legs

Tie in the 1st pair of biot leg

Wind in some dubbing

Fold over the Pheasant Tail Fiber ( thorax )

Fold the fiber back and tie down, then tie in the 2nd pair of leg

Repeat the above step, wind in dubbing and fold the fiber over again for the 3rd pair of leg

Tie in the mono eye

Wind in some dubbing at the mono eye and fold over the fiber to create the head profile, but keep 2 of the fiber as the anthenna

Trim the extra fiber and whip finish

Trim the thread

Brush out some dubbing

Fold the tip of the leg and fix it with some Diamond flex fine

The nymph is ready

Cheers and happy tying...