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Entered Sun, 11 Feb 2007
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Hook: TMC 100SP-BL #12-18................................. Thread: 70 Denier, color of choice...................... Tail: Moose or Elk Hock............................. Wings: Yearling Elk Hair................................. Body: Butt ends of wings.................................. Hackle: Brown and grizzly rooster neck or saddle, mixed.....................
Pattern Description
First off, yes, I know there is already a Humpy tutorial on the site. This tutorial will show a much more consistent method of tying the Humpy and in a much easier manner. The original version depends (too) largely on measuring the proportions to the micromillimeter, while this new version will eliminate that variable. I have always loved the Humpy, and have even more affection for this new version as it is almost fool proof. I like to tie humpies in Florescent Green, Yellow, Tan and Orange. The Red and Royal versions never did much for me, but that doesn't mean they don't work. Go dig out the hooks, hair, hackle and thread and get to work.