So Much Water Volume 1 Issue 3 Summer 2015 - Page 85

Wrap 5 turns of the lead wire and position so the front most wrap is 5/8 inch from the back of the hook eye. This allows room for the head.

Secure the lead wire in place with several wraps of thread and end with the waiting thread hanging even with the hook point.

Marry two Schlappen feathers (dull side in), ty in so they extend approximatly 3 inches from the ty in point.

Ty in 5 or 6 strands of crystal flash so they extend down each side of the feathers. Trim so the strands extend approximately half the length of the tail feathers.

Ty is a small clump of buck tail, (if two colors are used the darker color should be tied on first.

Allow the hair to spin around the hook evenly with the tips extending approximatly 3/4 down the lenght of the tail feathers.