|1. Apply a layer of lead wire to the shank. You can apply a second layer at the upper shank if you need extra weight.|
|2. Create a dubbing loop and apply the dubbing. Start the dubbing just above the point of the hook.|
|3. Wrap the dubbing forward to about an eyelength behind the eye. Secure with thread wraps.|
|4. Attach a dark partridge feather by the tip just behind the eye.|
|5. Wrap the partridge hackle about 3 times for a full collar. Tie off and trim the butt. |
|6.Create a tapered head with thread. Use the thread wraps against the hackles to sweep them back. Whip Finish. |
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