Stick Fly – Needlefish Imitation

Published on Feb 20, 2015 by Editor in chief

This short fly tying video shows how to tie a simple Needlefish imitation with foam. Giant tarpon have trouble resisting a well presented Stick Fly. Foam saltwater flies like the Stick Fly can be made more durable by inserting a cut of heavy mono into the core of “Evasote” Fly Tying Foam. This will help keep an excited cast from whipping the foam off. Use a steady two handed strip, or “doodle” over the fish’s head and do the best you can to hang on. This saltwater fly can be tied in many colors and with or without a weed guard.

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