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violet mendori jun kebari

Violet Mendori Jun Kebari

Hen Feathers are our absolute favorite to tie, and tying them in a Jun or Soft Hackle style is our go to.  We have tremendous confidence in these styles of patterns.  Mendori means Hen Feather, and Jun means normal hackle.  So this is a hen feather tied in normal rearward facing making it a Mendori Jun Kebari.  This pattern is sleek and will create a lot of movement pulsing with the current, or twitch. We love fishing purple flies as they hold color better than any other color in the water, and violet is a magical shade of purple close to the ultraviolet spectrum.  Enjoy tying and fishing this pattern, and get creative with your color choices.  Make sure to share those with us!!!


Materials List

Hook: Moonlit Competition Barbless Hook ML062 sz10-16

Thread: Semperfli Classic Waxed 12/0 Violet

Rib: Semperfli Tying Wire .2mm Bright Silver

Thorax: Natural Grey Ostrich

Hackle: Whiting Red Label Hen Saddle Grizzly Dyed Claret


60 Second Time Lapse Video

Here is a quick tutorial of this tying video sped up to view in 60 seconds.  


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