Published Sep 1. 2015 - 4 years ago

The Munker

Articles w/pattern

Kim Sorensen and Frank Thornild
Pattern type: 
Tube fly
  1. Melt a collar on the rear of the plastic tube
  2. Slite one or two beads over the tube and glue them against the collar
  3. Tie in the zonker wing in front of the beads, letting the bead lift it slightly
  4. Trim off remaining skin
  5. Tie in flash
  6. Tie in and wrap one or two soft hackles in front of the wing
  7. Tie in rubber legs over the hackle base, pointing along the tube
  8. Tie in Jungle Cock eyes, one on each side of the fly
  9. Bend back rubber legs and tie down
  10. Trim the tube, leaving room for the muddler head
  11. Burn a collar in the front of the tube
  12. Spin a couple of small bunches of deer hair to form a wide and flat head
  13. Half hitch or whip finish, trim thread and varnish
  14. Trim the head flat and wide
Guideline FITS medium
One or two, aluminum, brass or tungsten to fit snuggly over tube, color to suit fly
Tying thread
Veevus 14/0, color to suit materials
Short zonker strip, rabbit, opossum or other skins depending on fly size
Angel Hair or Ice dubbing to, color to suit fly (optional)
One light and one dark to suite color of fly
Rubber legs
Round, color to suit fly (optional)
Jungle Cock (optional)
Deer hair, color to suit fly

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