Sunday, 28 August 2011

Foamular of Spent Wing Damselfly

Spent Wings Foam Damselfly


Tail / abdomen - Cylinder Foam
Wings - Dun Rooster Neck heckle
Legs - Pheasant tail fibers
Thorax - 2mm  thick foam
Eye - Loon Hard Head
Dubbing to split the wings and legs
Hook - B10S size 8

Step by step tying instructions:

Tie in the abdomen

Tie in the 2mm thick foam and dub the to cover the tied foam area, colour the dub with marker

Tie down the foam to the hook and fold the foam to create the eye, trim the foam

Tie the eye in figure 8 method

Tie another pcs of foam and tie in 2 pairs of hackle

Tie in the Pheasant tail fiber

Spread the wings with dubbing

Tie down the foam

Trim the foam, colour the thorax and drop Loon Hard Head as the eye

View from bottom

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