Category Archives: Saltwater

Flies Around the Net – September 2017

Yes, I know, I’m running a little late with this. But here it is! Thanks for reading FrankenFly!

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Murdich Minnow Variant

From Piscator Flies:
“The Murdich Minnow was designed by Bill Murdich who also developed the Murdich Wrigger. Both are great fly patterns for warm water species like smallmouth and largemouth bass. The fly was originally tied for fishing in saltwater for Striped Bass but has crossed over into warm and cold water fishing. Use an appropriate hook for the target species and color the fly so that you mimic that target’s food items.”

Materials list:

Hook: Gamakatsu DV314
Thread: White 6/0 (140 d)
Tail: Bucktail
Flash: Pearl & Silver Flashabou
Collar: Ice Dubbing UV pearl
Body: Pearl Estaz
Hackle: UV Pearl Polar Chenille
Eyes: 7.0mm Living Eyes Wind

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Filed under Saltwater, Smallmouth, Streamers

Flies Around the Net – August 2017

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Filed under Classic, Deer Hair, Dry Fly, Foam, Hoppers, Pike, Saltwater, Streamers, Trout flies

Tying a Flatwing – Barry Ord Clarke

From Barry:
“This is a single hackle flatwing sand eel, that is a killer fly for sea trout here in Scandinavia and striped bass in North America. A real easy pattern to tie when you know how.”

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ER Crab pattern – Doug McKnight

Doug McKnight ties up his ER Crab pattern.
Doug says, “This is great little bonefish fly pattern for the bahamas.”

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Filed under Bonefish, Saltwater

Flies Around the Net – May 2017

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Filed under Deer Hair, Dry Fly, Foam, Hoppers, Intruders, nymphs, Poppers, Saltwater, Streamers

Flies Around the Net – April 2017

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Filed under Carp flies, Dry Fly, Foam, Muskie, nymphs, Pike, Realistic, Saltwater, Streamers

Legtastic Critter – 239 Flies

Nick Davis ties his Legtastic Critter.

Materials:
Medium cactus chenille
Crustacean eyes (optional)
Arctic fox tail
Palmer chenille
Krystal hackle
EP tarantula brush
Thread
Bead chain or lead eyes
Loon outdoor UV Thin
Daiichi 2546 size 2

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Koga’s Bonefish Shrimp

Peter Koga ties his Bonefish Shrimp with Tighline Productions. Tim Flagler gives a brief introduction about Peter in the beginning, which is nice.

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Flies Around the Net – March 2017

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Filed under Dry Fly, Foam, Muskie, nymphs, Pike, Salmon, Saltwater, Steelhead, Streamers, Trout flies