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Sunday, 22 May 2011

Tying the Zonkey - Step-by-Step

May's step-by-step has been produced in conjunction with Mid Clyde Angling Association and Glasgow Angling Centre.  This month we look at tying the Zonkey, which is a modern take on the 'Monkey' Salmon fly, with a Rabbit Zonker Wing, Eyes and a Resin Head.

All materials and equipment needed for this step-by-step can be found in our Fly Tying Section of the Fishingmegastore website.  Also why not drop into the store for advice on flies and fly tying!

The Zonkey Salmon Fly
Click on the image to see the full step by step!
Materials used for this dressing:

Tube - Guideline Large Clear Tubing
Thread - White and Black Uni 8/0 or similar
Body - White Floss, Mirage Tinsel, Bug Bond UV Resin, UV Fluorescent Varnish
Wing - Black Rabbit Zonker Strip with Opal Mirage Strands over Jungle Cock
Hackle - Ostrich Spey Hackle
Eyes - Mirage Eyes

Check back for more step-by-steps in the future!

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