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The "Bandit" is a small deceiver which is excellent for so many saltwater species. Great fly for striped bass, snook, spanish mackerel, seatrout, and even baby tarpon. "Bonito" Ed Lepore ties this fly for us, and tells us that it is one of his all-time top patterns for bonito, but we have come to rely on this pattern for a wide range of situations which require a small, sparsely tied fly that will not foul. www.saltwaterflies.com
This Octopus pattern is simply amazing in design, color, materials and skills needed to tye it.
Pretty good looking - The One Mallard Shrimp is a simple, nearly-one-material fly that looks quite a lot like a shrimp
Bill Laminack's first Fred Hannie lifelike shrimp bait -
FlyTyingForum.com - SW Elk Shrimp by Toto®
Squid Special - a Scott Patterson pattern.
FlyTyingForum.com - JC's Shrimp Fly
Hendrickson Nymphs are first choice of trailer flies for Vermont Trout in April and early May