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Spey Zonker

2015.03.28.dryfly.me.spey_zonkerHook: Alec Jackson Spey #1.5
Thread: UNI 6/0 Red
Tag: Lagartun French Tinsel, UNI-Floss Red
Body: UNI-Floss Black
Rib: Lagartun French Tinsel
Wing: Rabbit zonker
Hackle: Ringneck Rump Hackle
Head: Loon Hard Head Red

I have done some variants of this on tube earlier this winter, and after testing it earlier this week I had to tie this up on the Alec Jackson Spey #1.5 hook as well. The zonker and the Ringneck hackle makes this a brilliantly simple pattern that should be in any box, either for seatrout or salmon.


Tube: Red & Black #2

dryfly.me.2013.12.21.tube_red_blackWorking over and over on a pattern is how I normally learn myself something new, these days it is this red/black tube that is getting worked on.

Bottom view: the red tag is not as tight as I would have wanted it to be tough: I need a different tube adapter

dryfly.me.2013.12.21.tube_red_black_bottomTop view:

dryfly.me.2013.12.21.tube_red_black_topFront view: I like the proportions of this one and how it is built up