Step by step instructions for Pat Ehler’s Grim Reaper. This killer bass fly is a great answer to the conventional jig and allows the fly angler to achieve a similar presentation. Try it in different colours around structure or over rock and gravel bars.
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Hook: 60 degree Jig hook 3/0
Head: lead dumbells coated in epoxy or UV resin
Tail: Ultrasuede cut to shape
Rattle: 4mm pyrex rattle
Body: Polar chenille
Legs: SIlli legs