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  Brown Monster Muddler



  Tying instructions:
  • Select 4-6 hackle feathers abd strip or cut the webby part from the feathers. The tail should be a bit longer than the hook shank
  • Tie in 2 or 3 feathers on each side of the hook, dull side out
  • Tie in ribbing over the hook bend
    • Tie in chenille over the hook bend and wind tying thread forward followed by the chenille to one third behind the hook eye
    • Tie down and cut surplus
      or...
    • Dub a slightly tapered body to one third shank length behind the hook eye
  • Wind the ribbing opposite the body material
  • Tie down and trim
  • Tie in the mylar flash over the front of the body. Length should be to middle of tail
  • Stack a bunch of deer hair and tie in to form a collar
  • Tie in more deer hair to form a large and dense head
  • Whipfinish in front of the head and varnish
  • Trim deer hair to form a large conical head
  Materials:

Hook Large but light pike hook
size 1/0-6/0
Thread Brown
Tail 4-6 badger or furnace
hackle feathers
Rib Oval silver tinsel
Body Brown dubbing
or brown chenille
Wing 4-6 strips of silver mylar
Head/collar Brown deer hair
 

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