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The White Moth

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The White Moth


The White Moth Fly Tying Materials
Tying the White Moth Step 1

Step 1

Catch in the thread onto the hookshank just a little way down from the eye.

Tying the White Moth Step 2

Step 2

Take a bunch of white hackle fibres and secure to the hookshank with thread to a position opposite the barb. Return the thread to a position near the eye. Trim the waste fibres.

Tying the White Moth Step 3

Step 3

Catch in a length of osterich herl, secure with thread down the hookshank until a position opposite the barb is reached. Return the thread to a position near the eye.

Tying the White Moth Step 4

Step 4

Carefully wind the osterich herl up the hookshank and secure with thread near the eye. Trim the waste herl.

Tying the White Moth Step 5

Step 5

Wind the thread back down the hookshank to a position around 1/3 hookshank length from the eye. This will allow sufficient space to tie in the wings, thorax hackle and eye. Catch in a white cock hackle.

Tying the White Moth Step 6

Step 6

Take two white cock hackle tips and secure to the hookshank. These need to be tied vertical but angled slightly away from each other (V shape). Take the cock Hackle and wind it up to the eye, each turn in front of the previous, pass between the cock hackle tips (wings) if you can when winding. Secure the hackle with thread and trim waste.

Tying the White Moth Completed

Step 7

Create a neat head, whip finish, trim waste thread and varnish the head.

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