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Tarpon Fly Variant

Tarpon Fly Variant Fly Tying Video Instructions

Tarpon Fly Tying InstructionsThe Tarpon Fly Variant is a classic style Tarpon Fly.  The Tarpon Fly Variant uses “variant” feathers, with have grizzly, brown and cream tones mixed throughout the feather.  This color and style of fly have caught many tarpon over the years, and continues to be a favorite among many tarpon anglers.  The Tarpon Fly Variant is a simple, deadly and straight forward Tarpon Fly to tie.  Do not leave home with out them!

Tarpon Fly Variant Fly Tying Recipe:
Hook: #1/0-3/0 Owner AKI >>
Thread: Olive UTC 140 >>
Tail: 2 Pairs (4 Total) Variant Feathers Whiting 4B Rooster Cape >>
Collar Soft Hackle from Whiting 4B Rooster Cape >>
Eyes: 4MM-6MM Living Eyes >>
Glue: Loon UV Fly Finish >>

Also Used In This Fly Tying Video:
Bobbin: Marc Petitjean Bobbin >>
Vise: Regal Medallion Vise >>
Scissors: DR Slick Hair Scissors >>
Whip Finisher: Umpqua Rotating Whip Finisher >>
Curing Light: UV Laser >>

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