1. Wrap hook shank to the bend with F.W.N. Spin the bobbin to the right to flatten the thread. This gives you a smooth wrap on the hook shank. Hold the tag end up about 45 degrees as you wrap, this lets each wrap slide against the previous wrap. It covers the hook shank without any gaps.
2. Tie in tail, shank length splayed, wrap F.W.N. to the hook eye.
3. Use a straight edge and a sharp razor to cut a strip of Fly Foam, the width will depend on what size hook you will be using. Wider for fat Froggies and Narrow for skinny Froggies.
4. Tie in foam strip with "X" wraps 90 degrees to the shank on top of the hook just behind the eye leaving 1 1/2 shank length of foam strip on the far side of the hook. Wrap F.W.N. back to the tail tie in point.
5. Take the strip that you left on the far side and fold it back (parallel to the shank) against the shank to the tail tie in and tie it off with two wraps.
6. Fold the near side back and tie off with a whip finish.
7. Cut the tag ends of the foam leaving about 1/8" beyond the tie off wrap.
8. Split these extensions vertically to make four little legs.
9. Color the bottom Florescent yellow and the top with the 283 pen.
10. The eyes are made from round head pins found in the fabric department. The size you use will be determined by the size Froggie you tie. For most sizes from 10 to size 6, hook I use size 17. Cut the pin to length as needed.
11. Stick the pins in part way, apply a bit of Super Gel glue on the pin and push them all the way in.
12. To dot the eyes, squeeze a bit of red Tulip "Slick" paint out from the end of the nozzle. Touch the paint to the eye for a nice clean dot.
13. After the red dot sets for about a minute, do the same with a smaller black dot making the pupil.
14. I put black stripes across the top and spots on the bottom, the lines look like ribs in bright sunlight through the foam.
15. The finished Froggie.
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