Published Feb 10. 2024 - 2 weeks ago

Crazy Charlie

Step by Step showing you how to tie the Crazy Charlie shrimp Fly.

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Hook: TMC 811S, #4 - #10
Thread: Danville 6/0, Tan & Brown
Body: UTC Mylar Tinsel, Pearl and Round Rib, Clear
Flash: Wapsi Flash Accent, Pearl
Wing: Kiptail, Tan
Eyes: Bead-Chain, Silver, Medium

Another great shrimp pattern for those headed to warmer saltier waters. The Crazy Charlie is a staple for any fly box and a quick and easy fly to tie. Tie some in different sizes and colors for all sorts of conditions! - Enjoy

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