Fly Tying Video Library

Big Ugly

Creator: Aaron Adams

This is a very simple tie created by the Bonefish Tarpon Trust director Aaron Adams. It is a bonefish & permit fly that imitates mantis & ghost shrimp but is also effective for redfish in larger sizes.

RECIPE

Hook :

Saltwater hooks sizes #6, 4

Thread:

Pink Flymaster plus (210 denier)

Tail/Wing:

Tan Craft fun
Tail portion is barred with brown waterproof marker)

Body:

Rootbeer estaz

Eyes:

Bead chain eyes or Lead dumbbell eyes

SIMILAR FLIES
saltwater fly fishing