Marabou Matuka

 

Marabou Matuka

hook Mustad 38941
hook size(s) 2-8
thread White
tail 2 fine silver mylar strands extending to end of wing
body White sparkle yarn tied heavy
throat Small band of red wool
rib Heavy black thread
wing 2 marabou feathers, 1 tied down matuka style and 1 on top
cheek Mallard breast feathers
topping 2 strands fine silver mylar with 3 strands peacock herl over

notes: Cheek should be prepared before hand. Coat each mallard breast feather with laquer. Paint on a yellow eye with black pupil.

submitted by: Joel Sampson at Joel.Sampson@stmarys.ca