http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos Sat, 30 Aug 2014 10:35:32 +0100 PhotoPost Pro 6.02 Step 12. http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5020 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5020" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0916.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0916.JPG" alt="IMG_0916.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Tie in Chartreuse Flash Blend by middle of hank and fold back both halves rearward over bucktail cage. Tie in Chartreuse Yak by middle and drape over top of cage. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 13. Forming orange belly at front of baitfish http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5021 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5021" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0917.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0917.JPG" alt="IMG_0917.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Invert hook in vise and reverse tie in orange bucktail, force tips rearward and build thread dam to form cage. Tie in Orange Flash Blend by middle on underside of hook and secure a 1/2 length of orange Flash Blend along each side as done previously with Electric Yellow Flash Blend in rear and mid portions of belly peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 14. Forming top near front of baitfish http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5022 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5022" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0919.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0919.JPG" alt="IMG_0919.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Flip hook so it's riding right side up in vise. Reverse tie chartreuse bucktail on top of shank, force tips back and secure with thread dam to form cage. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 15. Top of baitfish http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5023 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5023" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0920.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0920.JPG" alt="IMG_0920.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Add a hank of chartreuse Flash Blend and a hank of Chartreuse Yak as in Step 12. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 16. Forming back of baitfish http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5024 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5024" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0921.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0921.JPG" alt="IMG_0921.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Reverse tie black bucktail on top of shank. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 17. Form cage and tie in Black Yak http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5025 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5025" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0923.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0923.JPG" alt="IMG_0923.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Force tips rearward and build thread dam to form cage. Tie in a hank of Black Yak by middle directly on top of shank at front of hook. Drape both halves of the hank of yak hair directly over top of baitfish, Secure and tie off thread. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 18. Completed fly in vise http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5026 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5026" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0991.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0991.JPG" alt="IMG_0991.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Next add stick on prismatic eyes an cover thread head with several coats of head cement, epoxy or similar material. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:31:59 +0100 Step 4. Constructing &quot;cage&quot; for belly http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5013 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5013" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0909.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0909.JPG" alt="IMG_0909.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Stroke tips of yellow bucktail rearward and build thread dam in front to force tips to flare rearward. Bucktail should radiate like the arms of an umbrella on the bottom and sides of the hook. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 5. Covering cage to form belly http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5014 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5014" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0910.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0910.JPG" alt="IMG_0910.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Tie in a length of Electric Yellow Steve Farrar's Flash Blend by the middle on the underside of the hook shank. Drape 1/2 of the hank of Flash blend rearward on the far side of the shank, the other 1/2 of Flash Blend rearward along the near side of the shank. Tying them along the sides rather than directly underneath helps prevent fouling. The cage of reverse tied bucktail beneath the flash blend helps to add a profile without adding a lot of bulk. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 6. Reverse tie bucktail on top of hook http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5015 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5015" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0911.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0911.JPG" alt="IMG_0911.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Flip hook in vise so it is riding right side up. Using reverse tie in method, tie in a bunch of chartreuse bucktail on top and sides of shank. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 7. Form cage for top of fly http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5016 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5016" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0912.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0912.JPG" alt="IMG_0912.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Force chartreuse bucktail rearward and secure in place with thread dam. Tie in Chartreuse Flash Blend by middle and extending rearward on each side, using same techniques used to form belly. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 8. Repeat reverse tie in of bucktail for belly http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5017 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5017" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0913.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0913.JPG" alt="IMG_0913.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Repeating tie in of yellow bucktail, this time leaving longer butts extending rearward, and force tips rearward as before. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 9. Yellow Flash Blend and Yellow Yak http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5018 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5018" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0914.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0914.JPG" alt="IMG_0914.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Repeat Step 5. with Electric Yellow Flash blend, and this time tie in a hank of Yellow dyed Yak hair the same way. The Yak hair is longer than the Flash Blend and will give the appearance of a longer baitfish without adding much bulk. peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 10. Repeat of Step 6 Reverse tied bucktail on top of shank http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5019 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5019" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0915.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0915.JPG" alt="IMG_0915.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:12 +0100 Step 1. Start thread and put on keel http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5010 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5010" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0902.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0902.JPG" alt="IMG_0902.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: 3 or 4 wraps of .030&quot; Non toxic lead substitute wire at rear of hook into bend to stabilize fly on retrieve peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:11 +0100 Step 2. Tail of Yellow Bucktail and Gold Flashabou http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5011 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5011" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0904.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0904.JPG" alt="IMG_0904.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Add tail of yellow bucktail and a strip of gold flashabou on either side. Tie in yellow bucktail as tail. Leaving approximately 1&quot; of end of flashabou around thread on far side of hook pointing towards eye of hook and rest extending rearward, bind down with thread, fold 1&quot; flashabou tag back towards rear and bind down with thread. Doubling over the flashabou and securing with thread helps secure it to fly and makes it less likely it will pull out. Trailing flashabou should extend rearward past bucktail. Tie in another strip of flashabou on the near side in the same manner peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:11 +0100 Step 3. Reverse tied yellow bucktail belly http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5012 <a href="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/showphoto.php?photo=5012" target="_blank"><img title="IMG_0908.JPG" border="0" src="http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/photos/data/573/thumbs/IMG_0908.JPG" alt="IMG_0908.JPG" /></a><br /><br />by: peregrines<br /><br />Description: Invert hook in vise. Another bunch of yellow buckatil about he diameter of a kitchen match is tied in tips forward on underside of hook, leaving butts of bucktail extending rearward approximately 1/4&quot; peregrines Wed, 05 Oct 2011 20:06:11 +0100