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Hammer Creek Fly Fishing ties a Zuddler
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Hammer Creek Fly Fishing ties an Autumn Splendor
Zuddler Conehead Minnow

In this fly tying tutorial, I share a popular streamer, the Zuddler Conehead Minnow, which is a cross between two other extraordinary patterns. This fly, part Zonker and part Muddler Minnow, has lots of characteristics that fish like, including great movement from the rabbit strip and a front profile that resembles many bait fish. I offer a number of variations throughout this tutorial, and encourage you to share any you create.

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Bright Orange Zonker ~ Cone Head St...

A fly tying video showing how to tie a Cone Head Zonker Pattern. This big, weighted streamer is tied to catch big fish. Highly visible on the retrieve, flies like a Bright Orange Zonker can be made to imitate a number of bait fish, including goldfish. I have used this for trout, but I can imagine that a number of different gamefish species like pike and bass would mistake this for an innocent bite of food. Capt Matt Thomas lives in the Colorado Rockies near Aspen, CO throughout the Summer and Fall.

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Capercaillie Sculpin

Hook: Kamasan B840 or Partridge JS11
Thread: 8/0 UniThread, white
Cone: Silver conehead in the appropriate size
Tails: Partridge flank feather barbs
Body: Austrailian Opossom, natural
Body hackles: Partridge flank feather
Front hackle: Capercaillie body feather

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RK's Variant Sculpin

The Variant Sculpin is a pattern I designed with inspiration from many different patterns such as the "Sculpzilla" and the "Slumpbuster". This particular fly is tied on an AFF S403 (Down-eye, 3x-long, round-bend, streamer hook) by Allen Fly Fishing. AFF has a great selection of hooks, beads and much more. Check them out at

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