Black Beauty Fly Fisherman - February 10, 2012 Step 2Wrap back over the wire forming a smooth body back to about halfway down the hook bend. Return the thread to the starting point.Step 3Spiral wrap the wire forward over the body to the front and tie off. Break off the excess wire.Step 4Dub a small ball of dubbing at the head behind the eye. Whip finish and clip the thread.Black BeautyRecipe: Hook: TMC 2487 #16-24 Thread: 70 Denier Black Rib: Fine Copper Wire Head: Black Superfine Dubbing Step 1Start the thread just behind the hook eye. Tie in a piece of copper wire at the front of the hook. Get Your Fish On. Plan your next fishing and boating adventure here.