Anchovy Baitfish for Pacific Albacore - This is a relatively large fly I designed (ha ha) and fish for Pacific Albacore. The fly casts easily, swims true, and has been well received by Tuna, a combination that makes me smile. And smile. And smile. It is difficult to adequately emphasize how much I have come to admire the range of Steve Farrar's synthetic materials as I have ventured into the world of saltwater fly tying and fly fishing. These materials offer colors and sparkle and textures and fishing qualities that merit your consideration, if you are not already familiar with the delights of the stuff. This is a great fly. It is big and subtle and bold and it catches fish. Tie this fly, or something like it, and you will see what I mean. Jay Nicholas Buy materials below at www.CaddisFlyShop.com Anchovy Baitfish for Pacific Albacore Overall Length = 5" Thread: Fine mono Hook: #3/0 Mustad 3407 or Gamakatsu SC 15 Baitfish Belly: Steve Farrar's Blend UV White Optional Throat: Fishient Hot Pink Gliss N Glow Mid Body: Steve Farrar's Blend Bleeding Gray and Smolt Blue Krystal Flash Upper Body: Steve Farrar's Blend Bleeding Mackerel under Herring Back Eyes: 5/16" Adhesive Holographic Super Pearl Cure Goo: Hydro, Thick, and Tack Free - fly fishing video channel - Global FlyFisher

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Anchovy Baitfish for Pacific Albacore

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This is a relatively large fly I designed (ha ha) and fish for Pacific Albacore. The fly casts easily, swims true, and has been well received by Tuna, a combination that makes me smile. And smile. And smile.

It is difficult to adequately emphasize how much I have come to admire the range of Steve Farrar's synthetic materials as I have ventured into the world of saltwater fly tying and fly fishing. These materials offer colors and sparkle and textures and fishing qualities that merit your consideration, if you are not already familiar with the delights of the stuff.

This is a great fly. It is big and subtle and bold and it catches fish. Tie this fly, or something like it, and you will see what I mean.

Jay Nicholas

Buy materials below at www.CaddisFlyShop.com

Anchovy Baitfish for Pacific Albacore

Overall Length = 5"
Thread: Fine mono
Hook: #3/0 Mustad 3407 or Gamakatsu SC 15
Baitfish Belly: Steve Farrar's Blend UV White
Optional Throat: Fishient Hot Pink Gliss N Glow
Mid Body: Steve Farrar's Blend Bleeding Gray and Smolt Blue Krystal Flash
Upper Body: Steve Farrar's Blend Bleeding Mackerel under Herring Back
Eyes: 5/16" Adhesive Holographic Super Pearl
Cure Goo: Hydro, Thick, and Tack Free

Originator: 
Caddis Fly Shop
Submitter: 
Martin Joergensen
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