tied by Christian Andrews

Hook: # 16 – 26 dry
Thread: black
Tail: grizzly hackle fibers – or mix grizzly and brown
Body: muskrat fur
Collar: grizzly hackle – or mix grizzly and brown
Head: thread


Lay down a base of black thread

Tie in a few fibers of Grizzly (or brown and grizzly) hackle fibers for the tail – a little less than hook shank length

Dub in a muskrat or rabbit fur (or other natural brown / gray) body; leave room for the front hackle and head

Tie in the front Grizzly (or brown and grizzly mixed) hackle; wrap to desired width, tie off

Wrap a black head, whip finish, and head cement