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Red Eye Smelt Series (originator 1998 Jocelin Leblanc)


Fly designed for Pike, Musky and large lake trout


HOOK size 1/0 to 8/0

Peacook herl

RED decoration eye

Deer hair (tail)

Mylar tubing

Kevlar thread 3/0

Craft fur matching color needed

Krystal flash


Step 1


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Mount mylar tubing on hook (two times length of shank)


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Tie with kevlar thread then glue with contact glue like crazy glue or loctite)


Entangle the tail section on the mylar tubing


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Place peacook herl to imitate lateral line of baitfish


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Place white deer hair under the hook


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Krystal flash over the lateral line of peacook herl


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Place craft fur on top


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Place peacook herl to immitate the back of the baitfish


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Glue the head of the fly with a contact type glue like crazy glue or loctite this will make the fly last with pike and musky abuse


Cut a small piece of mylar to finish the head of the fly.



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Glue eyes with crazy glue or loctite glue


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