Whenever you’re looking for these huge fish, they deserve a giant fly to entice them in! Right this moment we’re taking a look on the Humungus Booby, tied by Steve Cullen. This fly is a mixture of two flies; the Humungus, a Scottish sample which originates from Loch Leven and the Booby, a sample developed by Gordon Fraser within the 1980’s.
As Steve explains the important thing to an important Humungus for him is the selection of silver wire, explaining that actually limp/smooth silver wire is the most effective! Steve finds that huge fish actually like Polar UV Flash, so he provides some to go with the silver wire and add to the patterns enchantment.
The intense white Marabou is then added to create that iconic Humungus tail, the physique is accomplished with a high-quality silver wire for the rib, a really skinny silver chenille after which to create that hackled physique, an extended saddle feather is tied in.
Lastly, that is the place a beaded eye can be tied in to create a basic Humungus, however as an alternative, a big set of booby eyes are tied in and this creates the disturbance wanted to draw fry feeding Trout.
All the supplies wanted to tie this fly can be found from Glasgow Angling Centre as listed beneath, however as all the time, if you happen to want any assist discovering supplies or substitutes then we’ll be comfortable to assist.