Published Oct 9. 2020 - 2 weeks ago
Updated or edited Oct 10. 2020

Bully Bluegill

A great fly pattern is one that is not only effective, but also very easy to tie. This fly is just that. I have caught just about every warm water species on this fly, and it is super quick to tie. Its a terrestrial pattern that mimics a spider sinking in the water. Sunfish of all species, even bass (Yes bass are in the sunfish family) love this fly. Perch, Catfish, crappie, and more love it as well. And to my amazement in my previous fishing trip, I even caught a few Rio Grand Cichlids with it! Give this simple fly a try, and then please tell me all the fish you catch with it. I think it will end up being a staple in your warm water box.

I use hooks from Risen because they are very affordable, yet also very high quality. They are even more affordable if your my subscriber. Just type in McFly at checkout to get 15% off of everything you buy at www.risenfly.com . They cary more than just hooks though, they have rods, reels, line, tying materials, stream side accessories and more, all at great prices. Go check them out!

As always here is the list of materials used for this fly.
Hook: Risen Barbless Nymph 9231 Size 12 - https://www.risenfly.com/collections/hooks/products/barbless-nymph-9231
Thread: Veevus 10/0 in fluorescent orange (D23) - https://amzn.to/3iwPXyJ
Weight: Lead wire size 0.010 - https://amzn.to/30wOli9
Body: Micro Ultra Chenille in Brown - https://amzn.to/3njXswm
Rubber Legs: MFC Speckled Tan Centipede Legs - https://amzn.to/3cVNdtD
Head Cement: Solarez Bone Dry - https://amzn.to/3nfoUeQ

Tools.....
Vise: Renzetti Traveler - https://amzn.to/2t2FFmo
Bobbin: Stonfo Bobtec - https://amzn.to/2YWOf39
Scissors: Dr. Slick all purpose - https://amzn.to/3fbLsZm
Whip finisher: Dr. Slick brass - https://amzn.to/2tGYwDW
UV Light: Ultrafire UV Super Power - https://amzn.to/3g2LouO
Fly Tying Bench: Oasis Walnut Compact Bench - https://www.oasisbenches.com/oasis-benches/compact-bench/

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