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White Corixa

Step by Step's

The White Corixa


White Corixa Fly Tying Materials
Tying the White Corixa Step 1

Step 1

Catch in the thread onto the hookshank.

Tying the White Corixa Step 2

Step 2

Catch in a bunch of pheasant tail fibres and run the thread down the hookshank to a position opposite the barb. Return the thread to a position near the eye. These pheasant tail fibres will eventually become the back cover.

Tying the White Corixa Step 3

Step 3

Catch in a length of copper wire to the underside of the hookshank.

Tying the White Corixa Step 4

Step 4

Catch in an Osterich Herl and secure along the hookshank.

Tying the White Corixa Step 5

Step 5

Take a length of cell foam and cut a tapered V to one end. Secure this in at a place opposite the barb and make sure it's level over the length of the hookshank. Position the thread a little way from the eye.

Tying the White Corixa Step 6

Step 6

Wind the osterich herl up the hookshank in touching turns until a little way from the eye. Secure with thread and trim the waste herl.

Tying the White Corixa Step 7

Step 7

Now for the difficult bit. Pull the cell foam forward to the thread position and lock it into place with thread, Pull the pheasant tail fibres to the same position, lock them down with thread and then pull the pheasant tail fibres back to the tail of the fly. Take the wire and perform a rib over the foam and pheasant tail fibres up to the thread position. Secure the wire with thread, trim any waste wire and at the tail end, trim any waste pheasant tail fibres and finally trim the waste cell foam at the eye as close to the thread as you dare.

Tying the White Corixa Step 8

Step 8

Catch in a pheasant tail fibre at each side of the fly, just slightly longer than the hook length. Trim the waste pheasant tail fibres.

Tying the White Corixa Completed Fly

Step 9

The final step is to create a neat head, whip finish, trim thread and varnish the head.

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