Fly Tying Lefty’s Deceiver

Published on Dec 10, 2015 by Editor in chief

Detailed instructions for Lefty Kreh’s Deceiver the classic saltwater baitfish fly. This fly is a long standing killer and catches everything from tarpon to trevally and anything in between. Tie them in different sizes and colours and catch some fish.
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Hook: Your choice 2-4/0
Thread: Danvilles flat waxed nylon
Tail: Cock saddle hackles with some flash
Collar: Buck tail tied in 2 stages
Throat: Red fibre or flash
Eyes: tape eyes