|Body||floss & elk hair|
Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in the hair tail material by making two loose wraps followed up with 3 to 5 tight wraps.
Attach a match stick clump of elk hair with 2 loose wraps. Position on top of shank and adjust the needed length to form future wing and shell-back. Secure with 5 tight thread wraps. Wind thread tightly over hair all the way back to the tail.
Advance thread up to the wing area. Fold hair over the body to form the shell-back and secure with 5 tight thread wraps. Divide hair into 2 even clumps and wind thread in a figure 8 pattern. Fold hair upright and secure with a tight bump of thread in front of wings. This will make the wings divided and upright. Attach hackle by its stem with 5 tight wraps. Evenly wind hackle 3 turns behind and 3 turns in front of wing. Secure with 5 tight wraps and cut off excess.
Whip finish head with 4 to 8 turns. Pull tag end firmly and cut off excess thread. Place a drop of head cement on knot and allow it to penetrate both the thread base and hackle stems.
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