Fly Patterns

Bendback: Wired in Orange


Recreate fly patterns at home! Materials used in making this fly have been included below. Always keep in mind your local fly-fishing store will most likely have the materials referenced, and typically for less. Materials can also be found at Amazon or any other major on-line resource.

Fly-Tying Materials

  • Mustad 34007SS Hook (#4)
  • UTC 210 Thread, Black
  • UTC Wire, Large, Hot Orange
  • Bucktail, Orange
  • Bucktail, Dark Brown
  • Krystal Flash, Copper
  • Krystal Flash, Fluorescent Fire Orange

Design Inspiration & Detail

The inspiration behind the design included melting together the “easy to fish” characteristics of a bendback, an easy to tie Crazy Charlie pattern, wire wrapping for additional weight, and a nice burnt orange color to simulate shrimp. Shrimp on the barB for Bonefish!

Target Species

This particular fly was designed to attract Bonefish and Permit – many other species will also take the fly.

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