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.
Tie in a match size bundle of deer hair with 3 loose wraps. Tighten the thread tension to flare out the hollow hair. Secure with 5 tight wraps in front of flared hair. Push the hair back to compress it. Repeat steps until body area is filled with flared hair. Carefully trim and shape body into a narrow cigar shape.
Attach yarn wing by figure 8 wrappings. Divide the wing and firmly secure it on top off the hook shank.
Select hackle for proper size and desired stiffness. Tie in stem with 2 loose wraps to place, followed up with 3 to 5 tight thread wraps. Concave side of hackle is opposite of body. Wind hackle evenly forward to 1mm behind hook eye. Tie off with 3 to 5 tight thread wraps. Cut off to break away excess hackle.
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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