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Friday, 20 July 2018

How To Tie A Munro's Killer With Feelers



The Munro's Killer is an excellent fly to have in your Salmon fly box. It comes in various colour variations and works well in mid to low water. It was invented by John Milne Morrison from Aberlour. He took a Thunder and Lightning body and added a long hair wing, which continues to prove a huge hit with Salmon anglers today.

This particular variation includes the addition of a Pig Bristle tail dyed yellow which gives the fly more movement in the water.

All of the materials needed to tie this fly are available from Glasgow Angling Centre as listed below, but as always if you need any help finding materials or substitutes then we'll be happy to help. But now it's time to learn from Davie McPhail. Time to learn how to tie the Munro's Killer with Feelers.



Materials Used:
Hook: Fulling Mill Magni Double
Thread: Uni Thread 8/0 - Black
Feelers: Pig Bristle dyed yellow
Tag/Rib Oval Gold Tinsel
Body: Black Floss
Throat: Dyed hot orange Hen Hackle and dyed blue Guinea Fowl
Wings: Bleached and dyed yellow and black Squirrel Tail
Additional materials: Additionally, Davie made use of some Varnish to finish the fly using a dubbing needle for a more accurate application.

Davie's preferred type of whip finish tool can be found HERE!

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