1. Tie in the Estaz at the bend
of the hook.
2. Cut the foam cylinder at an
angle as shown, tie in compressing the foam. Advance the thread to
the eye of the hook.
3. Wind the Estaz forward in
tight wraps. In open wraps, wind the thread back about 2/3 of the
way to the bend.
4. Fold the foam forward, keeping
it tight. Make 4-5 tight wraps of thread. being careful not to cut
the foam. On the far side of the hook, loop a 50mm pc. of rubber leg
material around the thread and secure it. Repeat on the
near side of the hook.
5. Stroke the foam and legs back
and advance the thread towards the eye, approx. the middle of the
Pull the foam forward and bind down. Add legs
to both sides of the hook in the same manner as in step 4. Cut a
strip of red foam approx. 1/4"x1/16" and tie it to the top of the
shank at the same point. Advance the thread forward almost to the
eye. Be careful not to crowd the eye of the hook. Bind the foam down
once more. Cut off the excess foam.
7. To finish, stroke the legs down
evenly and cut them to just under 18mm long. Pinch the two halves of
the indicator together and cut them short.
8. Remember no floatant is