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TNT Backcountry Bug

TNT Backcountry Bug Purple

TNT Backcountry Bug

Florida fly tier Taylor Topliffe brings us this excellent "Backcountry Bug" - a great fly for snook, redfish, baby tarpon, and more. This very "buggy" pattern works well in a wide variety of situations. Lightly weighted with bead chain eyes, this slow-sinking fly is solid sender for sight casting to laid-up fish, picking pockets in the mangroves, or as a general searching pattern. Soft marabou tail has lots of action in the water, and a monofilament weedguard keeps you fishing effectively in brushy areas. All colors feature a classic "Red Head" accent. Taylor's "TNT" fly has produced some truly explosive action in the backcountry including the Cobia seen below!
Click here to see a top view of the Black color. $6.99/ea.


TNT Backcountry Bug Purple (Red Head) Add to Cart

TNT Backcountry Bug White (Red Head) Temporarily out of stock

TNT Backcountry Bug Black (Red Head) Add to Cart


The TNT Backcountry Bug flies are approximately 2 1/2 inches long (6.5 cm). Tied in the USA by Taylor Topliffe on the Mustad C68SNP Tarpon hook in size #1.



TNT Backcountry Bug White

TNT Backcountry Bug White (Red Head)




TNT Backcountry Bug Black

TNT Backcountry Bug Black (Red Head)



Redfish on top

Sight-cast Cobia in shallow water

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