KNOUFF LAKE SPECIAL
SUBMITTED BY: Ruben Breitkreutz
Fly Tied and Photo taken by Ruben Breitkreutz
FISHING METHOD :Floating line with 10 -16 Ft leader. Use the count down method to get the fly just off the bottom. Use a slow to medium retrieve (4 - 8 inch steady strips) with a several quick 2 - 3 inch pulls every 30 - 40 seconds. Use the same retrieve for sinking lines. Try using this fly on the shoals during the evening.
|Hook||Mustad 9672/9671 size 8 - 12|
|Thread||6/0 or 8/0 black|
|Weight||Lead or substitute (optional)|
|Tail||Golden pheasant neck fibers|
|Ribbing||Medium green Mylar (4-5 wraps)|
|Body||Green olive chenille|
First pinch your barb, then lay a thread base down.
Add the weight to body, secure it with tying thread.
Tie in the golden pheasant fibers for the tail.
Tie in the rib, tie in the chenille for the body.
Wrap the chenille up the shank of the hook, stopping 3/4 of the way up.
Reverse wrap the rib up the body (4 - 6 wraps).
Tie in the pheasant rump and wrap 3 - 4 times, remembering to leave enough room for a small thread head.
Whip finish and cement the head of the fly.