Extended Body Green Drake

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  • Hook: Partridge K10 Size 14
  • Thread: UTC 70 Black
  • Tail: Black Deer Hair
  • Rib: Small Yellow Fentex
  • Body: Olive Sow Scud Dubbing
  • Wings: 2 Trimmed Black Hackles
  • Hackle: Barred Dun Hackle
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Insert the hook backwards into the vice.

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Tie in the thread with a few wraps over the main body, and leave the thread of the back of the tail.

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Tie in some Black Deer Hair for the tail and the extended body and wrap it over the body to form a tail and extended body.

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Tie in some yellow fentex for the ribbing later.

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Dub to form the extended body right up to the hook.

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Form 5-6 ribs on the extended body.

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Turn the hook around so the hook part is in the vice.

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Do a reverse whip finish so you have your thread going the right way.

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Form your wings with the hackle and tie in.

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Figure 8 around the wings and the hook to secure them.

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Continue to dub the body up to the wings.

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Tie in a barred dun hackle for later.

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Continue the dubbing through the wings to the front of the hook.

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Wrap the hackle forward through the wings.

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Whip finish and the fly is ready for the water.