Published Sep 1. 2015 - 4 years ago
Updated or edited Oct 1. 2017

Une Création

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A simple Crazy Charlie and Gotcha style pattern aimed for winter sea run brown trout, but probably equally well suited for bonefish.
Martin Joergensen
Pattern type: 
Cold saltwater fly
Very easy
  1. Tie in the thread mid-hook
  2. Tie down body braid and cover all the way to the hook bend-plus a bit
  3. Wind thread back to the middle of the hook shank
  4. Follow by tight turns of body braid
  5. Tie down braid and cut surplus
  6. Wind the thread forwards to the middle of the bare piece of shank
  7. Tie in bead chain eyes on the top of the shank
  8. Bring thread back to the front of the body
  9. Tie in orange flash chenille
  10. Wind thread forwards to right behind the eyes
  11. Take 2-3 turns of chenille behind the eyes
  12. Tie chenille down and cut surplus
  13. Prepare a small bunch of flash. The tips should just touch the hook point.
  14. Tie in under and in front of the eyes
  15. Form a large head over the wing butts in front of the eyes
  16. Varnish
Kamasan B175 size 6
Tying thread
Orange 6/0
Silver body braid
Bead chain
Orange flash chenille
Pearlescent flash straw
Tying thread

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