Wrap thread onto the hook shank from about 1mm behind the eye to the start of the hook bend. Tie in about a dozen moose fibers and secure with 5 tight wraps.
Tie zelon yarn wing in an upright position. Wrap thread windings horizontally around its base. Secure with 5 tight wraps
Tie in both hackles by their stems and secure with 5 tight wraps.
Wind thread down to the bend and dub thread. Evenly wrap dubbing to form both the body and the thorax. Secure with 5 tight wraps. Wind both hackles parachute style horizontally around wing. Secure with 5 tight wraps and a drop of head cement.
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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