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Orange Shark Fly

Creator: unknown

Another big ugly shark fly. We wanted to list the creator as Ray Charles but didn’t want to offend him.
Sharks are most scent feeders and rely on sight on for movement and really bright, high contrast items.
Orange seems to be what sharks see best, most shark flies you will see are pink & orange.

RECIPE

Hook:

Heavy duty saltwater hooks, 4/0-8/0

Thread:

Prange Flymaster plus (210 denier)

Tail/Body:

Orange synthetic fibers, gold flashabou, orange barred hackle feathers

Wing:

Orange bucktail

Flash:

Gold Flashabou

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