The Purple Rockfish Candy is another Pacific Saltwater fly inspired by the Bob Popovics' Surf Candy fly style. Our Pacific Bottom-fish, including Black Rockfish, have teeth and a chomping ability that can wreak havoc with our flies.
The use of Fishient Fish Scale synthetic material makes it relatively straightforward to create a slim, shimmery baitfish profile with this fly. I prefer Tack Free Cure Goo versus Thick, because I like a very slim profile fly. This color combination is but one of several I have fished successfully for Black Rockfish off Oregon. This is a relatively subtle color combination and the fly is relatively long.
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