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/ Bucktail / Epoxy / Flash / Flashabou / Grizzly / marabou / Peacock Sword / Red / white /

Daredevle Grocery

 
tied by Dble Haul
Fly Type: Bucktails/Deceivers,
Target Species: Pike,
Recommended Region: not available Northeast US, Alaska, Western Canada, Eastern Canada, Central Canada,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 3366, size 2/0
Thread: White, 3/0
Tail support: Red bucktail
Tail flash: Pearl flashabou
Tail: One pair red grizzly hackle over one pair white hackle
Cheeks: Red marabou
Underwing: Red bucktail
Wing flash: Pearl flashabou
Wing: White bucktail
Overwing: Peacock swords
Throat: Red over white marabou
Eyes: Red 3D prismatic
Head: 5 minute epoxy followed by Hard as Nails


Tying Instructions: Materials are added in the order listed.

This fly is tied with very full marabou cheeks to create more water movement than a typical deceiver. This fly style is a staple in many saltwater boxes, and I think it will become a staple in my pike box as well in this color pattern.


Presentation Tips: Typical stop and go retrieve, suggesting a wounded or disoriented baitfish that will make an easy meal.



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