How To Tie The Tarpon Bunny: Fly Tying Tutorial Video

The Tarpon Bunny

A favorite tarpon fly. Red, purple, and black seem to be the best colors. Make sure you use a strong hook just like this Gamakatsu. Traditionally tied with rabbit for the tail, adding the dragon tail makes it even fishier. Try fishing it in freshwater with some dumbbell eyes for pike or bass. This fly has movement!

The Tarpon Bunny Ingredients & Tying Recipe:

Hook – Gamakatsu SL12S
Thread – UTC 140 Black
Body – Black Rabbit Strips
Body – Black Marabou Blood Quills
Head – Solarez Thick
Tail – Mini Dragontail

Tools used to create this fly:
Vise – Peak Vise
Tools – Loon Fly Tying Tool Kit

Please let us know if you have any questions or feel free to drop a line in the comments.  We would love to hear what you think about this pattern!

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