Griffith Gnat

Griffith Gnat

Fly tying a Griffith Gnat

Step 1

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.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

Step 4

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

Step 5

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

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