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LocoMotion Tube Fly

LocoMotion Tube Fly Chartreuse

The "LocoMotion" Tube fly features soft feathers to create maximum action in the water. Hot color gets the attention of marauding gamefish. This medium sized "bluewater" style fly is tied on a tube to allow the angler to choose various hook sizes to match fishing situations, and to mount a popper head for fish that respond to a surface commotion. Fish this with or without a popper head for all kinds of inshore and offshore predators including tuna, barracuda, giant trevally, sailfish, pike, and more. Trailer hooks for these are sold separately; see below for available configurations.


LocoMotion Big Game Tube Fly #5/0 $10.95/ea	

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Trailer Hooks
Gamakatsu Octopus 4/0 hook/80# mono shock tippet  $3.99/ea	Add to Cart
Gamakatsu Octopus 5/0 hook/100# mono shock tippet  $4.79/ea	Add to Cart
Gamakatsu Octopus 6/0 hook/100# mono shock tippet  $4.79/ea	Add to Cart
Gamakatsu Octopus 7/0 hook/100# mono shock tippet  $4.79/ea	Add to Cart

Turbo Poppin' Heads: 
Large offshore style popper heads that can mounted on the nose of a tube fly. 
These heads provide maximum sound and disturbance in the water to attract the attention of 
sailfish, marlin, tuna, wahoo, and more. 
Diameter of these is approximately 1 1/4" (3cm) at the face. 
Length: about 1 1/2 inches. 2 heads per pack. $6.99/2pk.
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Note: Our trailer hook/shock tippet rigs feature about 24" of shock tippet material snelled to the hook. The standard #4/0 | 80# hook & shock tippet rig should be adequate for most inshore fish up to 40# or so, but for larger fish, the hooks rigged with 100# test are highly recommended. If you prefer to rig your own, you can puchase these hooks from our Fly Tying Materials Catalog.

LocoMotion Tube Fly Chartreuse


Total length of the LocoMotion Tube Fly is approximately 7 inches (17 cm). Tied in the USA by Blake Davis. A basic list of materials for tying the LocoMotion Tube fly include size large fly tier's tubes, strung saddle hackle in the appropriate colors, flat waxed nylon thread in colors to match, and #5 "3D" Molded Eyes in Silver, Chartreuse, or Yellow Gold. Good choices for flash are Flashabou in various colors, along with Krystal Flash and Lateral Scale in the thin cut size. Epoxy or light-cured resin is used to coat the head/eyes.



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