Hook: stout Gamakatsu or Mustad stainless steel 2- 3/0
Thread: white / tan Uni thread 6/0
Body: spun white deer belly. On rear portion of hook tie the deer belly tips in to split the claws. Tie in burned mono eyes over the top of the deer belly. Once claws and eyes are tied in finish the fly by palmering pheasant to the eye of the hook.
Tail: 3 to 4 ostrich herl pieces in white / tan, as well as ginger saddle hackle flanked on each side of the deer belly. Marker the tips red with permanent marker
Weed Guard: 12or 16 lb mason hard mono if fished in the back-country