Published Sep 1. 2015 - 12 months ago

Blackout Kluting

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A light, tan variation of the Kluting
Originator: 
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Mount the hook upside down in any vice or normal in a truly rotating vice
  2. Start the thread just over the hook bend. Actually under when the hook is upside down
  3. Tie in the silver tinsel under the bend. Actually over when the hook is upside down
  4. Dub two thirds of the body with an even cylindrical layer of dubbing
  5. Prepare a narrow zonker strip
  6. Measure the strip for length. Make note of the position where the hook will penetrate the skin
  7. Punch the hook through the skin in this spot
  8. Pull the skin tightly up against the body
  9. Tie down the skin in front of the body and cut surplus
  10. Tie in the eyes on top of the hook shank. Actually under the hook when the hook is upside down
  11. Prepare some deer hair and stack it according to taste
  12. Flare the deer over the eyes. Keep it under the hook shank. Actually over the hook when the hook is upside down
  13. Add several drops of varnish on the bases of the hair and eyes
  14. Let dry
Materials: 
Hook
Kamasan B175, #4-8
Tying thread
Tan 6/0
Body
Tan dubbing, hare or similar
Wing/tail
Narrow zonker strip, natural tan rabbit
Eyes
Bead chain
Head/wing
Natural deer hair
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