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
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