Humungous

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Humungous

by Beverly Winram |

A remarkably successful lure that is all about colour and movement – the marabou tail giving it “flutter”, the weighted eyes providing a sinuous path through the water, and the pale hackle over the silver/gold body providing a translucent look.

Material list for the Humungous

Hook: Size 6-8 traditional wet-fly

Thread: Black

Tail: Black marabou, with some strands of UV Angel Hair (or similar)

Rib: Medium oval silver or gold

Body: Silver or gold fritz

Body hackle: Badger cock hackle

Eyes: Silver bead chain

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