In your opinion what makes the pattern so effective Drew?
The heavy layer of orange thread underneath the translucent pearl diamond braid seems to radiate through, giving the fly a subtle, yet lifelike color that draws the bonefish’s attention from a great distance. On closer inspection, the brightly colored legs wiggle profusely even if the fly is stationary. Read the rest of the interview with Drew Chicone
Hook: Diiachi 2546 or Tiemco 811S sizes #2- #4
Thread: 210 Denier Fl. Orange
Tail: Pearl Mylar Tubing
Wing: Tan Rabbit Zonker
Eyes: 5/32 Yellow Dumbbell
Body: Pearl Diamond Braid palmered around hook
Veil: Orange or Root-beer Krystal Flash
Legs: Shrimp Pink Loco Legs
Adhesive: Clear Cure Goo Hydro
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