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Funnel Skunk
A Ken Broadhead Fly

Funnel Skunk

Name

Funnel Skunk

CategorySteelhead
Hook

Mustad 36890 #6

Stop Iridescent bead
Hackle White under black
Tail  Chartreuse hackle
Rib  Fine silver holo
Body  Black dubbing

Funnel Skunk was tied by Ken Broadhead. You will find many more of his exceptional funnel flies, as well as several other styles at The Flies of Ken Broadhead.

Ken's Notes: ...a different look at steelhead flies from the old style reverse hackle trout flies.  See the The Fly Tier's Benchside Reference, (pg. 362) on how to tie these. Although this book is about trout flies, the methods work on any kind of tying - a must have book for any serious tier.

The stop I refer to is a bead, dubbin, chenille, or thread wraps to help the hackle flare into the funnel shape.

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