1. Using the chartreuse nylon stretch in a bobbin as thread, start
behind the eye and begin to wrap in smooth touching turns toward the
bend of the hook.
2. Before reaching the end of the hook shank, tie in the copper mylar
that will be used for the rib and then finish wrapping to the start of
the hook bend.
3. Pluck a orange hen hackle and strip off a few barbs to serve as the
tail. Tie in the tail at the end of the body so that it is about one
hook gap in length.
4. Wind the stretch nylon back to the eye in smooth touching turns.
Tie off with a two turn whip finish and start your black thread.
5. Wrap the copper mylar tinsel up the body in evenly spaced turns.
Tie off and trim excess.
6. Snip some chartreuse bucktail and even the ends. Tie in beneath the
head area such that the tips extend just beyond the hook bend.
7. Strip some more orange hackle and tie in beneath the chartreuse
bucktail so that it is about the same length as the tail.
8. Clip a single strand of copper Firefly Tye and double it twice,
forming four strands. Tie on top of body so that it reaches the middle
of the tail.
9. Take three or four pieces of strung herl and tie on top of the Firefly Tye so that too reaches the middle of the tail.
10. Select 2 pairs of green hackles from you chinese neck and clip them to length. Tie them a bit on the sides of the head so they envelope the underwing yet allow some of the body to show.
11. Wrap a neat head and whip finish.
12. Apply head cement to build up a smooth glossy head.