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Turck Tarantula Fly Tying Recipes

The Turck Tarantula comes in many flavors. Here are some of the best.

Turck Tarantula (the original)

Turck Tarantula (original recipe)

Hook: Tiemco 5262 or Dai-Riki 710, sizes 4-14
Thread: 3/0 Tan
Tail: Amherst Pheasant tippets
Body: Hare's mask rabbit fur
Wing: White calftail topped with pearlescent Accent or Krystal Flash
Collar: Natural deer hair
Legs: DBL strand of brown rubber, medium
Head: Natural deer hair spun and clipped

Tying Tips

Tips for Fishing the Turck Tarantula

 

Golden Tarantula

Golden Tarantula

Hook: Tiemco 5262 or Dai-Riki 710, sizes 4-14
Thread: 3/0 Tan
Tail: Golden Pheasant tippets
Body: 50/50 mix of hare's mask and yellow rabbit fur
Wing: White calftail topped with pearlescent Krystal Flash
Collar: Natural deer hair
Legs: DBL strand of brown rubber, medium
Head: Golden or light brown deer hair spun and clipped

All of the above tying and fishing tips also apply to the Golden Tarantula.

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