Tie the Gotcha Fly

No bonefisherman should set foot on a flat without this fly.

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No bonefisherman should ever set foot on a flat without at least a couple of these. The body material used in this fly can be a variety of Mylar materials. The fly pictured here has a body that’s been wrapped with five or so strands of pearl flashabou.
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1. Figure-eight-wrap bead-chain eyes and tie in Mylar tubing with its core removed.
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2. On top of where you tied in the hollowed- out tubing, tie in your chosen body material.
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3. Wrap the body material down the shank and make sure it’s even throughout.
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4. Fray the tubing tail with scissors, tie in a craft fur wing at the nose, and whip finish.