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fly rod shad dart

Fly Tie Information

Fly Title: fly rod shad dart
Tyer Name: tarheel fly flinger / Allen Peyton
Originator Name:
Entry Rating:   (2 votes)

Targeted Species

shad

Details

Fishing Location: River
Fly Type: Shad Flies
Head: red chenille
Eyes: bead chain
Throat:
Body: chenille/your choice
Rib:
Wings:
Thorax:
Hackle:
Tail: krystal flash
Tag:
Underbody:
Hook:
Thread: nylon

Materials List

084F-2 hook
krystal flash for tail
bead chain for eyes
ice chenille/ small
super glue gel
red chenille for head

Notes/Steps

1. straighten offset
2. tie in tail/krystall flash
3. tie in bead chain
4.tie in the tag of the ice
chenille wrap with in an
1/8 of an inch of the head
and stop.
5. tie in the tag end of
the red chenille.. fill in
the gap and finish off
the head/ whip finish

Suggested Rod/Reel/Line

6-7wt

Members' Comments

thaks allen for the shad dart i well have to tie some of these flies this weekend!
Posted 01-12-2010 by 07_hemi_thunderroad (Angler Member)
I like this one. It will be one of the 1st ones I try.
Posted 02-19-2009 by RouseD (Angler Member)
Great looking shad dart..gotta learn to tie this one soon....
Posted 02-06-2009 by Scott Hobbs (Angler Member)