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tied by skunkaroo
Fly Type: General Saltwater,
Target Species: Bonefish,
Recommended Region: Other,
Hook: #6-4 Mustad 3407, 34007, TMC811s, T800s or similar
Thread: White or tan 12/0 or 8/0, or invisible mending thread
Eyes: Gold medium hourglass w/ painted red or yellow eyes
Legs: Pearl perfect rubber (or any medium to large rubber legs depending on fly size)
Body: Tan rayon 4-strand floss (two stands) or similar
Underwing: 4 Strands of rootbeer midge flash doubled
Wing: Ginger rabbit cut from zonker strip
Head: Thread coloured with permanent marker (optional)
Leg Markings: Brown permanent marker and red nail polish
Tying Instructions: Tye in order listed.
A full step-by-step can be seen on my blog: http://streamtime.blogspot.com/2011/01/leggy-blond-hawaiian-bonefish-fly-step.html
This was the most effective bonefish pattern on my last trip to the big island of Hawaii.
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