August 20, 2013
Hook: TMC 2487 #16-24
Thread: 70 Denier Black
Rib: Fine Copper Wire
Head: Black Superfine Dubbing
Fly Tying The Black Beauty Video:
Tying The Black Beauty Step 1 of 4
Start the thread just behind the hook eye. Tie in a piece of copper wire at the front of the hook.
Tying The Black Beauty Step 2 of 4
Wrap back over the wire forming a smooth body back to about halfway down the hook bend. Return the thread to the starting point.
Tying The Black Beauty Step 3 of 4
Spiral wrap the wire forward over the body to the front and tie off. Break off the excess wire.
Tying The Black Beauty Step 4 of 4
Dub a small ball of dubbing at the head behind the eye. Whip finish and clip the thread.