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Lefty’s Deceiver

Lefty’s Deceiver Fly Tying Instructions

Lefty's Deceiver Fly Tying PatternThe Lefty’s Deceiver was invented by Lefty Kreh and continues to be the standard in large saltwater baitfish patterns.  There are now many variations of the fly and all have one common theme: a big, chunky and large profiled streamer.  The Lefty’s Deceiver works on everything that preys on baitfish, even Pike, Bass and large Trout.  The Lefty’s Deceiver can be tied in many colors, with the most popular being Blue/White, Green/White and Chartreuse/White.

Lefty’s Deceiver Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #02-3/0 Tiemco 600SP >>
Thread: White UTC 140 >>
Tail: White Strung Hackle >>
Flash1: Pearl Krystal Flash >>
Flash2: Pearl Flashabou >>
Body: White Bucktail >>
Back of Body: Chartreuse Bucktail >>
Optional Bloody Gills: Red Krystal Flash >>
Eyes: 3/16″ Pearl Oval Pupil Eyes >>
Head: Loon UV Fly Finish >> or UV Knot Sense >>

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