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Shad Fry

Shad Fry



Hook: #6 short shank hook
Body: Mylar piping encasing wing of white craft fur
Eyes: Yellow with black pupil adhesive eyes coated with clear tool dip thinned with naphtha
Thread: White Monocord


Tying Instructions: Tie in wing of white craft fur. For the body, slip a piece of Mylar tubing over the craft fur wing and tie in at the eye of the hook. Place the eyes carefully. Coat the eyes and the forward part of the body with clear tool dip thinned with naphtha (a material such as softex can also be used.

Tied by Don Puckett

Don fishes this fly below the dam at Toledo bend. This fly is effective when the shad are very small fry and are all over the river.

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