Jean’s Bunker Fly
Jean’s Bunker Fly Recipe
Hook - Umpqua Beast - Black - 4/0Thread:
Thread - Veevus GSPBody:
CRAFT FUR - Squimpish Hair - Silver Fox - LargeBody:
CRAFT FUR - Squimpish Hair - Lemon - LargeBody:
CRAFT FUR - Squimpish Hair - Sea Foam Sparkle - LargeEyes:
EYES - Eyes - Silver - 10mmResin:
UV Resin - Solarrez UV Flex Head
Recipe ByJean Torres
About the Jean’s Bunker Fly
Jean Torres Bunker Fly pattern is ready for toothy fish of many species. This hallow body tie is all Squimpish hair making it light and bulky. Throw this pattern all day with confidence!
How to tie the Jean’s Bunker Fly
Step 1: Insert hook
Insert hook into your vise and wrap thread towards the bend of the hook stopping above the hook point
Step 2: Tail
Select a clump of Silver Fox Squimpish Hair and tie it in to desired length.
Step 3: Resin
Apply UV Resin and cure to anchor in materials
Step 4: Wrap
Advance thread 1/4 way up the hook shank towards the eye.
Step 5: Body
Using the hallow style technique of tying ( or reversing the material before folding back), add another clump of silver fox Squimpish hair
Step 6: Reverse tie
Push this clump of Squimpish hair back using a MFTC buck tail tool
Step 7: Wraps
Builds a thread damn to keep hair from moving and secure with UV Resin
Step 8: Wrap thread
Advance thread to halfway up the shank
Step 9: Body
Repeat another hallow tie in with Squimpish Hair Silver Fox and secure as before with a damn
Step 10: Wrap/head
Advance your thread to the hook eye and tie in a smaller selection of Squimpish Hair Silver Fox to the underside of the hook
Step 11: Head
Select a small amount of Squimpish Hair Seafoam green and tie in above hook eye
Step 12: Head
Tie in Squimpish Hair Lemon on both sides of hook shank.
Step 13: Secure
Whip finish over the wraps and secure with glue.
Step 14: Head
Pull back all the Squimpish hair you just reverse tied to create a head shape
Step 15: Resin/eyes
While holding the hair back in the position you want it, apply UV Resin and cure into place. Add eyes for the finishing touch!