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  1. #1
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    Default Mini Zonker

    Hook - 10 - 12
    Thread - Black
    Body - Peacock Lite Brite
    Wing - Lime Green Zonker Strip

    Cut a strip of fur. Rip 3/4 cm of fur off one end. Place it facing down on the hook shank.



    Tie down a give a coat of superglue. Dub the lite brite onto the thread.



    Wind the dubbing onto the shank



    Fold the Strip back over on itself and secure at the eye.



    Trim off excess, whipfinish and varnish



    Smudge

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    Nice fly and tying, can see that taking a few stockies.
    Born to fish - forced to work

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    Now I know where I have been going wrong with this type of fly!

    But surely is it not 0.75cm?
    Roddy

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    Very nice and a big help to me, as I need some for this winter.

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    It's a great looking fly, and will defo catch!
    "Angling may be said to be so like mathematics in that it can never be fully understood" - Izaak Walton

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    doesnt 3/4 (three quarters) = .75?
    Poor quality materials and tools are destined to discourage beginner tiers and cause greater expense when the time comes to replace them.

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    That's an elegant fly! Could become a classic.

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    Remember seeing this post back in '07, nice photos.

    Pity he only made 2 posts and gone.........

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    Bear a slight correction I clicked on his view all post and it shows he's made 4 posts?

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    Nice and simple

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