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Money Maker

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My brother in law, Roy, named my favorite fly today...The Money Maker.

 

The Fly...The fish...The legend :drunk:

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Bro in law with a fine Crooked Island Bone Fish

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A visit from Yertal the Turtle

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Most fun I've had in a long time :kicking:

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Andy,

 

This is the same fly that has caught 90% of my fish this year...not an original pattern, just a variation on several.

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Still have your addy from your swap, will see what the big bend fish think :cheers:

 

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That does look like a good one. I think I can see the components, but a recipe would be helpful for sure.

Thanks....Fred

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Just ordered the materials needed to tie the Money Maker from the Fly Shop in Redding CA....

 

Very simple pattern, will post a step by step when I get back from NJ in a week or so...Also going to tie this pattern for the redfish / trout swap hosted by RobertM...

 

Thank you for the kind words...Took what I learned from the forum tie a pattern that works for our local waters :cheers:

 

Till then:

 

Tie materials clouser style / order

 

#2 34007 hook

 

210 Dinier hot pink thread

 

sparkle eyes tied clouser style

 

Silli legs, clear with hot orange tips on bottom side of fly

 

Rainbow flash or your choice of color

 

Pink / white buck tail mixed

 

Chartreuse buck tail (on top)

 

Tie sparse !!!

 

Cast, retrieve, remover fish...repeat :P

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Oh wow... Just wow. I LOVE this fly. I will try this out in a smaller size (unless my wife lets me order that Hydros 8 wt I want. :D) for bass

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