Pearl Zonker Pattern & Tying Instructions

Fly Tying Recipe: Pearl Zonker
Hook:
3X-long streamer hook (here a Lightning Strike SN3), sizes 2-6.
Weight:
.020 lead-free round wire.
Thread 1:
Red, 6/0 or 140-denier.
Body:
Pearl Mylar tubing, medium.
Adhesive 1:
Superglue or UV Cure Resin.
Back and tail:
White zonker strip.
Adhesive 2:
Superglue or UV Cure Resin.
Thread 2:
Black, 8/0 or 70-denier.
Hackle:
Red saddle hackle.
Head:
Black thread.
Adhesive 3:
Head cement or UV Cure Resin.
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