Wild Northerner Magazine Summer 2017 - Page 61

STEP 4

Switch to Iris thread. Measure rabbit strip and cut a taper. This will make it easier and less bulky. Tie in and finish with a couple coats of head cement.

RECIPE

HOOK – SPRITE GRUB SIZE 10

THREAD – VEEVUS 10/0

TOPPING – MICRO RABBIT STRIP

BODY- FLYBOX UV STRAGGLE ANTIQUE

COLLAR – BLACK HACKLE

HEAD – VEEVUS IRIS CHARTEUSE

Tying up the Straggle Zonker

STEP 1

Tie down a layer of thread and lock down the rabbit strip.

STEP 2

Tie in straggle and wrap in tight turns up the shank and tie off.

STEP 3

Tie in the hackle and make 2-3 turns with it. Whip finish.

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