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Fly Tying The Black Beauty

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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

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.

Finished Black Beauty

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