Each month we will post our favorite Freshwater and Saltwater Fly of the Month
If you are interested in sharing your favorite fly, post in our blog!
Freshwater Fly of the Month Classic Muddler Minnow
HOOK: 4X-long streamer hook, sizes 8-2
THREAD: Danville 210 denier, brown
TAIL: Mottied turkey wing feathers
BODY: Flat gold tinsel
UNDERWING: Gray squirrel tail hair
WING: Mottied turkey wing feathers
COLLAR and HEAD: Natural deer hair
Saltwater Fly of the Month The Contraband Crab
HOOK: Gamakatsu L11s-3H, size 6.
THREAD: Danville 210 denier, olive.
EYES: 5/32- or 1/8-inch black-nickel brass dumbbell eyes, or large EP shrimp/crab eyes.
LEGS: Large gray square rubber legs.
CLAWS: Olive micro ultra chenille.
BODY: Scotch-Brite or a substitute scouring pad.
MORE STUFF: e6000 or a substitute permanent craft adhesive, tulip slick fabric paint (white), and copic markers - pale olive and light walnut.