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/ Krystal Flash
/ rabbit strip
Pike kicker tied by Joe HardFly Type: Streamers
, Target Species: Pike
, Recommended Region: Eastern Canada
, Material List:
Mustad; 3191, 3/0, Straightened
Thread; black 8/o uni
Tail; dark olive rabbit strip over a small clump of chartreuse bucktail, with several strands of bowth root beer and chartreuse Krystal flash, over olive barred rabbit strip. There is a small drop of Zap a gap applied to the bottom rabbit strip, just back of the hook. just to bind all tail parts together, and to prevent fouling.
Rib: Chartreuse saddle hackle, spiral wrapped over body and under wing, and tying thread.
Body: Black sparkle chennile
Wing: Olive rabbit strip of tail brought forward
Collar: The same olive rabbit strip as wing palmer wrapped 4 times
Head tying thread and cement
Throat a small section of light olive barred rabbit stripTying Instructions:
Attach light olive rabbit strip, upside down, where the hook starts to bend. Add one strand of root beer Krystal Flash, slightly longer than the rabbit strip. Doubled and until the whole strand is used. Add a small clump of chartreuse bucktail, not stacked, and two strands of chartreuse Krystal flash, doubled and just slightly longer than the bucktail. Use the hole 2 strands. Add the dark olive rabbit strip tail/wing. Just so the length is longer than the first strip but shorter than the bucktail. Add the body and wrap forward to about 1/3 of the shank. Add hackle rib by the but and spiral wrap thread back to tail. Palmer wrap hackle rearward to tail and bind down with tying thread. Use the tying thread to bind the tail/wing olive rabbit strip to the body. tie off where the end of the body is with about 8 firm wraps. Advance thread forward and form collar. add throat, and form thread head. There is a small drop of zap a gap applied just behind the hook on the bottom rabbit strip and all tail parts are sandwiched togetherPresentation Tips:
Fish as any large streamer for pike, bass or walleye.