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Tarpon Toad – black & red

Creator: Gary Merriman

The Tarpon toad has quickly become a new classic since its prominent display in the somewhat recent series “Chasing Sliver”. This a staple for the Florida Keys and can be tied in almost any color combination.

RECIPE

Hook:

Owner SSW 5180-121, size 1/0 -2/0


Thread:

Black Flymaster plus (210 denier) or clear mono


Eyes:

mono eyes

Head:

black EP fibers or Mcflylon, 4-5 sections


Tail/Collar:

Red Marabou, Collar may be black or red hackle – palmered

(flash optional) Krystal Flash

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