Wasp

The tying process Upset Hackle can be used to tie imitations of different kinds of insects. I leave to your imagination to decide how to make the best, however, to get you going, I propose the dressing Wasp.
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Wasp
List of materials
Thread: Black 8/0 Hook grub size 12/14 Abdomen: Above foam strip, under peacock herls. Wings: A CDC hackle. Thorax: Above foam strip, under peacok herls. Head: Foam
Steps

Step 1

I tie a foam strip on a hook grub.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 1

Step 2

I tie near the foam strip a bunch of peacock herls.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 2

Step 3

I wrap the peacock herls around the shank of the hook, up to half of its length.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 3

Step 4

I backhand the foam strip over the peacock herls and tie it on the hook.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 4

Step 5

I tie a CDC hackle on the hook.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 5

Step 6

I wrap the CDC hackle around the strip of foam, tie it on the hook and cut the excess.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 6

Step 7

I wrap the peacock herls around the hook, tie them near the eye and cut the surplus.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 7

Step 8

I backhand the foam strip over the herls, tie it on the hook and cut surplus

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 8

Step 9

I do the final knot.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 9

Step 10

I give shape to the wasp head with scissors and paint the fly with a marker.

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 10

Step 11

Fly finished

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 11

Step 12

Another fly

Fly tying - Wasp - Step 12

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