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Bonefish Bristle Worm

Bristle Worm Lead Eye

Bristle Worm Tan / Lead Eye

The Bristle Worm is a key pattern for locations where bones hunt larger prey, like the Florida Keys, Grand Bahama, and more. This fly can serve as an excellent imitation of various worms and even mantis shrimp, and has been responsible for plenty of big bonefish over the years. Soft fur tail and buggy hackle create movement to attract the attention of prowling bonefish. Two variations available to match conditions: a "stealth" version tied with a black nickel hook and dark lead eyes, and a brighter version, tied with a silver hook and gold eyes. Stealthy Lead Eye version shown above; bright Gold Eye pictured below (and here's an alternate top view of the Gold Eye). $4.99/ea


COLORS:			SIZE: 4	

Bristle Worm #4 Tan/Lead Eye	Add to Cart

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Bristle Worm Tan/Gold Eye

Bristle Worm Tan / Gold Eye

These #4 Bristle Worm flies are approximately 3 inches long (7.5 cm) - original fly design is by artist Tim Borski - search Google to see Tim's excellent artwork featuring beautiful and dramatic paintings of snook, bonefish, tarpon, redfish, and more. Tied on Gamakatsu SL11 and L11S hooks #4 - these hooks are slightly larger than standard #4 hooks and are strong, needle sharp hooks suitable for large fish.



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