Big Ugly Black #6
Dan Blayford, an American fly fishermen created the Zonker fly, this is a minnow shaped imitation of a small baitfish. Big Ugly Black #6 is a zonker pattern, one of many used by fly fishermen to imitate small baitfish. Created and publicized in the 1970's this fly was new, streamers typically were tied using feathers and bucktail. However seeing the furs natural movement it became key to the Zonker pattern for flies like Big Ugly Black #6. With a shiny body representing the body of the baitfish these are deadly flies if used correctly. The zonker does not represent a particular baitfish like an epoxy minnow but Big Ugly Black #6 are a generic pattern. Big Ugly Black #6 should be fished across the predator and then retrieved quickly away, imitating a small baitfish dashing away from the predator. Fish across the current, small baitfish do not often swim against the current to avoid a fast moving and strong predator.
The Big Ugly Black #6 comes on a Barbed hook
The Big Ugly Black #6 is manufactured by Caledonia Fly Company known for quality flies and workmanship.
Big Ugly Black #6 was last modified on 14/04/2022 10:25