Published Feb 25. 2023 - 3 months ago
Updated or edited Feb 26. 2023

Zonker Baitfish

Here we will be tying a Zonker by myself in the classic baitfish colours. This is the first Zonker fly I tie on the channel, but trust me there will be more of them coming this winter. The baitfish colours in a streamer pattern are great option for both stream and lake fishing. This fly I've had good success fishing for Brown Trout and Seatrout. It's rather simple to tie and totally worth keeping a few in sizes 6-10 in your box when you go fishing.

Pattern

Author: Ívar Örn Hauksson
Hook: Ahrex NS118 #6
Thread: Semperfli Nanosilk 50D black.
Tail: White marabou strung.
Wing: Olive rabbit zonker.
Body: White Ice Dub.
Throat: Red rooster (any red feather will do).
Head: Red skull with eyes, finished with UV Solarez Bone Dry.

The skull head I found at:
https://www.joakims.is

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