Published Jan 8. 2017 - 7 years ago
Updated or edited Jan 9. 2017

Jari's Tube Baitfish

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A simple hollow tied baitfish pattern

Jari Koski
Pattern type: 
Tube fly
Skill level/difficulty: 
See the article for a complete step-by-step
3 mm plastic tube with a soft silicone sleeve to hold hook. Choose a clear or a colored tube and silicone to match.
Veevus 8/0, white
Supporting hair
White bucktail
Supporting tube
Expando, medium braided tube, white, 10 - 12 mm or 3/8 - 1/2 inch diameter
Main body, top
Silver Gliss'n'Glint, white CSF synthetic bucktail and silver Sybai SW Angel hair
Main body, bottom
Gray and olive CSF synthetic bucktail, silver Gliss'n'Glint and silver SW Angel Hair
Front body and head, top
Olive Snow Runner
Front body and head, bottom
Translucent white craft fur from Sybai
Stick on 3D eyes, silver, 8mm
Deer Creek hard or flexible
Short shank, large gape hook to suite the size of the fly. Stinger hooks work well.
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