Wild Northerner Magazine Fall 2017 - Page 57

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STEP 4

While maintaining thread tension Reverse the Angel by combing back with your fingers, bring the thread round and finish off.

STEP 5

Pop in the Predator shank and while tying down a layer of thread secure the ends.

STEP 6

Create a skirt with the bucktail and secure.

STEP 7

Make the body from tight turns of Hula wrap. By combining colours half way makes for nice blends.

STEP 8

As with angel silk earlier forward tie the polar bear or bucktail then reverse. Tie in any accent feathers and/or flash you want and finish.

STEP 9

Garnish with a previously prepared wiggle tail and fish mask.

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RECIPE

HOOK – SIZE 3/0 PARTRIDGE PREADTOR X

THREAD – VEEVUS POWER THREAD 140

SHANK – PARTRDIGE PREDATOR 55mm

TAIL – PAOLO PACCERNINI WIGGLE TAIL/ JERKBAITMANIA PIKE SKINZ (BACK) TP DYED BUCKTAIL (SKIRT)

WINGING – H20 ANGEL SILK (BACK) POLAR BEAR DYED BLUE (FRONT)

BODY- WHALESBACK MIRROR WRAP (BACK) WHALESBACK HULA WRAP (FRONT)

FEATHER ACCENT – WHITING GRIZZLY SCHALPPEN /JC CHEEK DYED BLUE

HEAD – STONFO FISH HEAD/3D EYES

STEP 1

Tie down a layer of thread and lock down the hook snap.

STEP 2

Tie in a sparse tail of Pike Skinz. Keep in mind where the wiggle tail will sit so as to not gets things messy further down the line. Bring the thread up to the top of the hook tying in the mirror wrap as you go. Stop about ¼ inch short of the eye.

STEP 3

Forward tie the angel silk and bring up the mirror wrap in tight turns, Make a good few secure wraps of the thread.