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Griffith's Gnat

Griffith's Gnat

Fly Tying Griffith's Gnat step-by-steps and video with Charlie Craven.

Griffith's Gnat

Hook: TMC 101 #14-26

Thread: Black 8/0


Hackle: Grizzly Rooster Saddle


Body: Peacock Herl

Tying Griffith's Gnat

Tying Griffith's Gnat Step 1 of 5

Start the thread behind the eye and wrap back to the hook bend. Tie in a grizzly hackle by its butt end at the bend of the hook.

Tying Griffith's Gnat Step 2 of 5

Return the thread to the front of the hook and tie in several peacock herls just behind the eye.

Tying Griffith's Gnat Step 3 of 5

Wrap back over the herls to the bend and return the thread to the eye.

Tying Griffith's Gnat Step 4 of 5

Wrap the peacock forward to the eye and tie off. Clip the excess.

Tying Griffith's Gnat Step 5 of 5

Spiral wrap the feather forward over the peacock to the eye and tie off. Clip the excess feather and whip finish the thread.

Finished Griffith's Gnat

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