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The Gotcha is perhaps the top producing bonefish pattern ever developed, and this bright pearlescent fly gets the attention of bonefish all over the globe. Our article on Tying the Gotcha can be found at this link. Useful in a wide range of conditions, and available in a range of sizes. The standard "Tan" version is pictured above. We now offer several variations on this popular bonefish fly, including a Cream version which is excellent for white sand flats in the Bahamas and other locations. Also available are a"Lead Eye" Gotcha for deeper water, the "Blind Gotcha" (tied without eyes for very shallow water situations), and a version with a weedguard for fishing flats with snags or weeds. The "Bandit" and the "Gotcha Special" are the same fly pattern in different color variations (see photo below). The "Gold Eye" Gotcha is a standard tan Gotcha made with gold bead chain eyes. The Bunny Gotcha is a modern variation of this fly which features lead eyes for weight and a rabbit fur wing for maximum action in the water. See also the "Rubber Legs" Gotcha style shown below.
COLORS: SIZES: 2,4,6,8 Gotcha Tan $4.29/ea #2 Add to Cart #4 Add to Cart #6 Add to Cart #8 Temporarily out of stock Gotcha Cream $4.29/ea #4 Add to Cart #6 Add to Cart Lead Eye Gotcha Tan $4.29 #2 Add to Cart #4 Add to Cart #6 Add to Cart Blind Gotcha Tan (no bead chain eyes) $4.29 #4 Add to Cart #6 Add to Cart Gotcha Tan (w/weedguard) $4.29 #4 Add to Cart
Gotcha Bandit $4.29 Barred Tan #2 Add to Cart Barred Tan #4 Add to Cart
Bunny Gotcha $4.29 Tan/Pink #4 Add to Cart Tan/Pink #6 Temporarily out of stock
The "Rubber Legs" Gotcha is a new version of the classic Gotcha style - sometimes referred to as the "Sili Charlie". "Rubber Legs" style bonefish flies are very effective in many locations - these silicone rubber legs add dynamic movement to this most productive pattern.
Rubber Legs Gotcha $4.29 #4 Tan Add to Cart Pink Add to Cart Pearl/White Add to Cart Chartreuse Add to Cart #6 Tan Add to Cart Pink Add to Cart Pearl/White Add to Cart Chartreuse Add to Cart
The #4 Gotcha measures approximately 1 1/2 inches long (3.9 cm); the #4 Bunny Gotcha measures approximately 2 1/2 inches (6.3 cm) long. The Rubber Legs Gotcha #4 is approx. 2 inches (5 cm) long; the Rubber Legs Gotcha #6 is approx. 1 5/8 inches (4 cm) long. Similar patterns: Crazy Charlie, Bonefish Scampi, Chrismas Island Special, Hott Butt Rubber Legs.
Saltwater Fly Box - "Bonefish Box" $12.95 Add to Cart
Dick Brown's classic "Bonefish Fly Patterns" is now back in print in a new edition for 2011.
Bonefish Fly Patterns (Hardcover - Dick Brown) $49.95 Add to Cart
Note: All of the Saltwater Flies that we sell are handcrafted items - some small variations in size, color, or shape from the flies pictured here are possible. We guarantee your satisfaction with any fly purchased from us - if any fly you order from us does not meet your expectations, you may return it (unfished!) for a full refund.
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