Syl’s Gold Plated Spinner – Baetis
- are made of either Danville nylon 6/0 thread or of stripped and dyed hackle
quills of the appropriate color.
Thorax - are made of dubbing fur of the appropriate color or of
Spinner Spent Wings – Sylvester
Nemes method of making realistic spent spinner wings utilizes finger dubbing wax
(Orvis makes a good one) and cock, or preferably hen, hackle. Syl’s method of
splitting the hackle into a full spent spinner position by permanently
“bending” the hackle fibers into position by dividing, bunching and pulling
or stroking the fibers into position with slightly waxed thumbs and forefingers.
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