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Hackle oriented forward to 45°

As I crossed the rooster hackle around the X of foam for tie the Thorax, I thought that, if I had wrapped a 45 ° tilted forward, I would get slimmer imitation, with the collar hackles of fly that, instead of penetrating water, is placed on the surface.
Years before, I had tried to bend the hooks View more...
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Hackle oriented forward to 45°
List of materials
Hook: TMC 100 size 12/14/16 Thread: 8/0 Tails: Coq de Leon fibers Ribbing: oval tinsel Body: Poly thread Thorax: Two foam strips Wings: Poly yarn Hckle: rooster
Steps

Step 1

I tie the tails and abdomen of the fly on a right hook, then tie also a rooster hackle

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 1

Step 2

Over and under the hook, I tie two foam strip.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 2

Step 3

On the superior strip, I tie a polypropylene yarn.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 3

Step 4

Pulling the tying thread, the yarn enters the foam strip and gets up.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 4

Step 5

I wrap the hackle tilted downward.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 5

Step 6

I tie hackle near the eye of hook and cut excess.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 6

Step 7

I tie the head of the fly.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 7

Step 8

Take off the fly from the vise and cut the excesses of the foam strips

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 8

Step 9

I establish the height of wings with a cut.

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 9

Step 10

Fly finished

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 10

Step 11

Another fly

Fly tying - Hackle oriented forward to 45° - Step 11

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