Published Sep 1. 2015 - 1 year ago

MP 666 – Bonefish Fly

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Originator: 
Marc Petitjean
Pattern type: 
Warm saltwater fly
Difficulty: 
Medium
Materials: 
Hook
Tiemco 411S #4-8
Weight
Medium lead wire (0.02”), some five turns in the start of the bend
Antennae
Yellow Flashabou
Eyes
Monofilament dumbbell, caught across in a furled section of kevlar thread
Hackle
CDC Light Yellow. (Type 4)
Body
Yellow Flashabou
Note
The eyes are formed by holding a short section of 30 lbs monofilament with needlepoint pliers or tweezers, and melting each end to a small ball. The resultant “dumbbell” is caught into twisted piece of kevlar thread, which is allowed to double back, or f
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