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Leons Fritz "ZULU"
Originated and Tied by Guthrie Fly

Leons Fritz ZULU

 
Name Leons Fritz "ZULU"
Category Salmon/Steelhead
HookKamasan Classic Lure Extra Long,Size 8
TailHook shank weighted with lead wire first, Then apply (RED Marabou Turkey)
BodyApply Lureflash (GOLD Holographic Fritz) Then tie on strand of Black Chenille. Wind on gold holographic Fritz, tie off, then wind black chenille over the gold fritz, Then tie off.
HackleDyed Indian Cock Cape (Black)
Dipper VaneNot Fitted, but can be fitted if desired. (See Leon's Dipper Vane)
HeadBlack thread built up round (Cover with Clear Epoxy Glue) Painted Eye s, then apply another layer of epoxy glue to protect paint.
CommentsBased on the original Zulu Pattern, variation s of adding Sparkle Fibres in the Tail Marabou can also be very effective.
Fishing TipsRetrieve with 1 foot pulls, allow to sink stopping on occasion to drift along the bottom.

This pattern was originated and tied by Leon Guthrie of Galashiels, Scotland. The Dipper Vane (which see), is an invention that Leon uses to add action to some of his flies. Leon writes about this fly, "Catch anything with this one, Trust Me!"

You can see many more flies from Leon by visiting his page on this site, The Flies of Leon Guthrie.

 

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