Month: May 2013

Tranqu-Hill-izer Bonefish Fly by Drew Chicone

This is the fifth installment of  Essential Bonefish Patterns • Andros. The complete step-by-step instructions for tying this pattern can be downloaded here.

7 must-have pattens for stalking the giant bonefish that lurk around  the island of  Andros.- 96 page downloadable pdf. of Essential Bonefish Flies – Andros, illustrated with ultra-hi resolution step-by-step instructions. Read More

Gotcha • Jim McVay

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=&1=& Tiemco 811S (or similar) sizes #2- #8

=&2=&210 Denier (or similar) Pale Pink

=&3=& Pearl Mylar Braid

=&4=&Tan or Cream Craft Fur

=&5=& Eyes: Medium bead chain (vary the weight of the eyes based on water depth)

=&6=& Pearl Diamond Braid palmered around hook

=&7=&Pearl or Yellow Krystal Flash

=&8=& Clear Cure Goo Hydro

7 must have pattens for stalking the giant bonefish that lurk around  the island of  Andros.- 96 page downloadable pdf. of Essential Bonefish Flies – Andros, illustrated with ultra-hi resolution  step-by-step instructions. Read More

90 Percenter • Oliver Owens

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I choose the Arctic Fox because I wanted a material that was a little more durable than marabou.  I also liked the softer more  natural looking tones that were produced by using the combination of the Arctic Fox with the Fish Hair topping.   The technique of fanning the Arctic Fox is very important, because that is what give the pattern its crabby profile. Also reverse tying the Fish Hair will give you a more intense color near the head of the fly.  To Read the rest of the interview with Oliver Owens purchase my ebook Essential Bonefish Patterns • Andros.

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=&2=& Tiemco 811S (or similar) sizes #2- #8

=&3=&4 lb Monofilament

=&4=& Root-beer Krystal Flash

=&5=&Tan Arctic Fox

UV pearl Angel Hair

=&6=& Black dumbbell eyes (vary the weight of the eyes based on water depth)

=&7=& Root-beer Krystal Flash palmered around hook

=&8=&Tan Craft fur or Gold Fish Hair

=&9=& Clear Cure Goo Hydro

7 must-have pattens for stalking the giant bonefish that lurk around  the island of  Andros.- 96 page downloadable pdf. of Essential Bonefish Flies – Andros, illustrated with ultra-hi resolution  step-by-step instructions. Read More