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The Rat

Creator: Grant Hartman

The Rat is a baitfish pattern that is most productive for hunting Roosters in Cabo.
Grant Hartman is credited for it but when we asked him about it in a 2012 interview, he said its a variation of a Bob Popovic fly. Thanks Bob & Grant or whoever created it.

RECIPE

Hook:

Gamakatsu SC-15, size 1/0-3/0


Thread:

White Flymaster plus (210 denier) or mono

Head:

spun
 white deer hair

Tail/Wing:

4-6 white hackle feathers

Collar:

White deer hair

Flash:

krystal flash or DNA fibers

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