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Deer Hair Dragon

Hook: 10-6, long shank
Thread: 6/0 Black
Body: Dyed green or brown deer hair spun
Legs: Peacock eye
Wingcase: Peacock eye
Thorax: Seal fur, color to match body
Eyes: Black medium plastic eyes

Tying Instructions:

  • Tie in plastic eyes at the eye of the hook, by crossing thread in a figure eight motion back and forth over the eyes.
  • Tie in 4 or 5 clumps of deer hair along the first 3/4 of the shank. Deer hair should flare out in all directions.
  • Trim down deer hair roughly to get it out of your way, finishing touches can be done later.
  • Tie in 4 or 5 strands of peacock eye for wingcase. With tips facing back over the body.
  • Tie in 3 strands of peacock eye out either side for legs.
  • Dub seal fur on to thread and wrap forward for thorax, right up to the plastic eyes.
  • Pull peacock eye forward and secure with thread, and trim excess.
  • Whip finish and head cement.
  • Finish trimming deer hair to the shape of a dragonfly (darner).

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