Originally Posted by flyman
I don't think the method you use to re-enforce the hackle, but I think you should. I know Randall Kaufmann (originator of the fly) uses wire. He ties the hackle in at the front of the rear section of the body and wraps the hackle backwards towards the hook bend. He ties the hackle off with wire, then wraps it back thru the hackle.
Look about mid page for the stimulator.
The wire wrap thru the hackle is the method I use too. I was just wondering if anyone had a different method that they thought worked better.