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Crazy Charlie Shrimp Variant

 
tied by Pujic
Fly Type: General Saltwater,
Target Species: Bonefish,
Recommended Region: Caribbean,
Imitation: Shrimp/Prawns,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad circle hook, size 4-6 (saltwater)

Thread: Chartreuse UNI 6/0

Weight: Bead chain eyes tied on the top of the hook shank, causing the fly to ride inverted.

Tail: Barred chartreuse chickabou

Antenna: Barred chartreuse micro tarantulegs (cenetipede legs)

Body: Chartreuse Liquid Lace with palmered pearl tinsel for the underbody.

Eyes: Burn mono eyes, colored with a green sharpie, then burned to seal in the color and darken the pupil. Eyes are tied in at the front of the hook and extend past the gape, splaying outwards.

Wing: 2 grizzly chartreuse hackles with 8 to 10 strands of chartreuse Krystal Flash.

Tying Instructions: A more shrimp-ish Crazy Charlie variant.
Presentation Tips: For use on saltwater flats for bonefish. Can be tied in any color variation.



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