Jim's Award-Winning Snook Alley Fly
Hook -- Standard length No. 2, 4 or 6
-- White Monocord or 6/0
-- Blonde or white craft fur, fly fur or similar. Green and
black Crystal Flash.
-- Silver Mylar rib, 40lb. test monofilament.
-- Yellow and black lacquer.
Step 1 -- Wind a thread base from eye to top of bend
and back. Tie in a length of 40-pound mono along hook shank
leaving sufficient length to wind forward to hook eye. Tie
in silver Mylar rib just behind hook eye, wind to bend and
back, tie down just behind eye, trim excess.
2 -- Wrap mono forward over Mylar and tie down just behind
3 -- Tie 1 -- 2 inch length of Craft Fur (depending on
hook size) to topside and underside of hook.
4 -- Tie in a sparse layer of green Krystal Flash, followed
by a few strands of black Krystal Flash as a topping.
5 -- Build up the thread head, then paint eyes with yellow
and black paint.