from the top down:
Pink, Salmon, Gold, Purple, Olive, Chartreuse, Light blue,
Yellow, Red, Cinnamon,
Black (it's hidden under the Cinnamon), White
length of the zonker 380mm / 15 inches
Average hair length 55mm / 2¼
Arctic Fox Zonker Black Prince
: Talon Harrier Streamer hook or any other long shank hook to suit your target
Body : Copper wire over laid with black wool.
Eye : Talon Eyes on
a String, yellow.
Wing : Talon Arctic Zonker strip, black.
the hook with copper wire, it produces a better balance in the flies action, however
lead wire can be used for deep or fast water.
the body with black wool.
take a section of the zonker strip and bind in, cut the head end to form a tapered
Fix the Eyes
in place with a vinyl or contact cement, this is a easy way to hold the eyes in
place as the epoxy sets.
the head, only with clear 5 minute epoxy. (The image, yes this is a chewed fly
and has taken a number of fish)
retain the black wing, change the body to dark brown body. This fishes well in
some areas of central NSW, Australia, however the all Black Prince is a very effective
searching fly, specially around fallen timber in lakes. The BP never, ever has
any flash material added, this is one of the secrets of this flies amazing performance.
no flash, maybe because it represents a nymph or mudeye/dragon fly escaping, even
though it is built as a streamer, I really don't know, no fish has ever spoken
to me about the matter. If you would like to know more about tying with Talon
Arctic Fox Zonkers, feel free to contact me, Email
Retail Price is AUD $8.00 plus
Aussiefly Discount Price AUD $7.50 per
colour and length.