Published Nov 9. 2017 - 4 months ago
Updated or edited Nov 9. 2017

Egg Sucking Ice Tiger

This pattern comes from a client request. It is similar to a steelhead Egg Sucking zonker leach. you can tie this pattern on a standard hook, but I have a good supply of saltwater hooks that I didn't really like, but they have a good shank length for this purpose. I use a side cutter to clip off the hook.

If you don't have a tube vise, you can just use the regular vise jaws, but just be careful not to put too much pressure on the hook.

Egg Sucking Ice Tiger
Shank: 30mm shank or #2-2/0 hook
Bead: 1/4” Fl. Fire Orange cone
Thread: Fire Orange 6/0 (140 d)
Leash: 20lb braided intruder wire
Tail: Two-tone white/blue barred zonker
Collars: Black and dark blue marabou
Flash: Junebug Flashabou 15 strands
Wing: White bucktail
Collar: Silver Dr. Blue schlappen


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Camera: Nikon CoolPix P510
Vise: Griffen Montana Mongoose

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