Published Sep 1. 2015 - 12 months ago

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Originator: 
Kasper Mühlbach
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Easy
Instruction: 
  1. Mix a tail from yellow and orange hackle fibres. Tie them in just above the hook bend.
  2. Tie in the yarn and turn it over the shank to form a nice tapered under body.
  3. Let the tube slide down the shank. Secure it just above the hook bend. Make 1-2 mm of the tube stand out from the secure point.
  4. Tie in the zonker strip. Let 1-2 mm stand out from the secure point. Avoid trapping the hair.
  5. Whipfinish.
  6. Tie down the tupe at the head.
  7. Tie down the zonker strip at the head. Make sure to stretch it, as it gets sloppy when wet.
  8. Tie in a bunch of orange hackle fibres as a false hackle.
  9. Form a nice little head and whipfinish.
Materials: 
Hook
Streamer, size 2-6.
Thread
Rusty, 8/0.
Underbody
Red yarn.
Body
Re-Flash Tubing, orange.
Tail
Hackle fibres, mixed yellow and orange.
Wing
Zonker strip, cross coloured, orange/yellow.
False hackle (throat)
Orange hackle fibres, let them almost reach the hook point.
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