Bonefish & Permit Flies

Milky Crab White Legs

Milky Crab White Legs

Sea run cutthroat, bonefish and permit will feast on this crab fly pattern!

Money Crab Olive

Money Crab Olive

Money Crabs are very adaptable with felt markers, and can be any color you want them. Fished straight out of the box or custom tayolored with a sharpie, these flies simply catch fish

Shrimp, Salt, Grey

Shrimp, Salt, Grey

This is a realistic shrimp pattern that is especially useful when fish have seen and refused several flashier patterns. It is effective on a variety of flats and mangrove species.

Mysis Shrimp, Epoxy

Mysis Shrimp, Epoxy

Mysis Shrimp are a high fat, and very high energy food source for trout. A dime size crustacean that is known to fatten fish up in tailwaters below Western reservoirs Mysis Shrimp can be a critical pattern for your box. The Epoxy Mysis Shrimp with its realistic impressionism is a proven fly for such needed occasions. Waters where these crustaceans abound yield large football size trout and the Epoxy Mysis Shrimp is just the pattern to present to these huge fish.

Crab, Raghead, Tan

Crab, Raghead, Tan

When you talk about all the various Salt Water fly patterns available the Tan Raghead Crab is always a critical part of the discussion. The Tan Raghead Crab is a very effective and proven pattern, created initially to fish Belize and the Yucatan and now successfully fished in many Salt Water venues. An excellent choice for flats with light sandy bottoms where those selective permit are found.

Shrimp, Polar

Shrimp, Polar

The Polar Shrimp Fly is one of the most effective Northwest patterns. It may remind fish of one of their primary food sources in salt water. Whatever the case, it triggers aggressive strikes from several salmon species and steelhead.

Shrimp, Marabou, White

Shrimp, Marabou, White

A marabou body and tail gives this shrimp pattern enough movement to entice strikes from even the pickiest of fish. It is most useful on bonefish and other flats species.

Gotcha Deep Water Shrimp

Gotcha Deep Water Shrimp

An absolute must for anyone fishing light colored flats, like in the Bahamas. A Gotcha is basically a white Crazy Charlie with a pink nose. But that pink nose must mean something to Bonefish. Pro tied on premium Japanese chemically sharpened saltwater hooks. Lead eyes instead of bead chain.

TJ's Improved Spawning Shrimp Beadchain Eye

TJ's Improved Spawning Shrimp Beadchain Eye

A very lifelike spawning shrimp pattern for the flats. With the long extended legs, this bonefish fly has exceptional realism. Heavy dumbbell eyes get the pattern down, but don't create a big disturbance when it hits the water. This fly is excellent for shallow flats where fish are spooky.

Spawning Shrimp-Natural

Spawning Shrimp-Natural

The Spawning Shrimp is a great shrimp imitation by Enrico Puglisi. At spawning time, some shrimp species exhibit an orange egg mass, imitated by the orange yarn on this fly. A must have in any fly box

Mini Puff, Orange

Mini Puff, Orange

This effective Mini Puff pattern works well when bonefish and other species are looking for a bit of color in their meal. Available in smallish sizes, this Mini Puff fly also fills the need for a smaller offering for spooky fish.

Bunky Shrimp

Bunky Shrimp

This wonderful Bunky Shrimp Saltwater Fly is enough to drive bonefish nuts in a variety of locations around the world. This well-dressed Bunky Shrimp pattern rides with the hook up for a natural retrieve and maximum hook ups!

Shrimp, Marabou, Pink

Shrimp, Marabou, Pink

A marabou body and tail gives this pink marabou shrimp pattern enough movement to entice strikes from even the pickiest of fish. It is most useful on bonefish and other flats species.

Bonefish Bitters, Brown

Bonefish Bitters, Brown

Bitters were originally developed for Bonefish on the flats around Belize. They have now been proven to work all over the world. This fly will catch a variety of saltwater fish and freshwater anglers are finding the Amber or Brown Bitter to be effective for Carp, Bass, Panfish and many others. This pattern will imitate small crabs, shrimp, urchins, crayfish and other items fish feed on. The glue covered eyes and synthetic materials create a translucent silhouette that fish find irresistible.

Ghost Shrimp

Ghost Shrimp

Enrico's Ghost Shrimp is an excellent modern design, and a perfect addition to any bonefish box. The sparkly fibers create a nice amount of reflection without being too "flashy" - an excellent trait for fishing in areas where fish have seen a lot of brighter flies. The Ghost Shrimp features a great-looking set of crustacean eyes which also form a weedguard - great for fishing areas with snags. The larger size (#2) of this fly can also serve quite well for redfish, seatrout, and other estuary dwellers.

Crab, Turneffe, Olive

Crab, Turneffe, Olive

The Turneffe Crab Fly is an attractive and effective crab pattern, this fly is great for permit and useful for bonefish in certain situations.

Angora Shrimp

Angora Shrimp

If you want a shrimp pattern that really moves in the water and appears to have lots of life, this is the one. An almost Zonker style shrimp pattern, the ubiquitous rabbit fur on the pattern pulsates in the current and literally breathes with life. Any fish that likes a shrimp is likely to eat this fly.

Shrimp, Epoxy, Tan

Shrimp, Epoxy, Tan

This epoxy shrimp pattern utilizes a translucent epoxy back to effectively mimic a favorite fish food. This is a durable and effective pattern for many salt water species.

Shrimp, Marabou, Yellow

Shrimp, Marabou, Yellow

A marabou body and tail gives this shrimp pattern enough movement to entice strikes from even the pickiest of fish. It is most useful on bonefish and other flats species.

Mantis Shrimp Tan

Mantis Shrimp Tan

A simple and very effective rendering of a favorite bonefish forage, the Mantis Fly Flies uses rubber legs and rabbit fur to mimic lifelike movements and is the go to fly for most bone fisherman

Ultra Shrimp

Ultra Shrimp

Artificial shrimp can be fished in a variety of manners. Fished properly, they can be more effective than live shrimp. This fly will catch any fish that eats shrimp, It gets as many bites as live shrimp, and this fly with its epoxy coating is far more durable.

Hamilton's Shrimp

Hamilton's Shrimp

You can't fish for bonefish or permit without thinking about crabs and shrimp. Both of these fish work the flats eating crustaceans as they move along. Successful anglers start with the right size and color fly (Some very serious anglers carry permanent markers with them to color the fly to match a particular flat.). The fly also has to hit the water with a minimum of commotion but still sink quickly.

Mini Puff, Pink

Mini Puff, Pink

This effective pattern works well when bonefish and other species are looking for a bit of color in their meal. Available in smallish sizes, this fly also fills the need for a smaller offering for spooky fish.

Spawning Shrimp-Pearl

Spawning Shrimp-Pearl

The Spawning Shrimp is a great shrimp imitation by Enrico Puglisi. At spawning time, some shrimp species exhibit an orange egg mass, imitated by the orange yarn on this fly. A must have in any fly box

Bone Crusher

Bone Crusher

If you chasing bonefish on the flats you'll no doubt need some crab patterns in your box. The Bone Crusher Fly is a saltwater crab imitation that needs to be one of those flies included in your selection. There are many times when simplicity in a fly pattern is the key to success. Such is the case with the Bone Crusher, simplistic yet suggestive, and tied in a manner in which it will move and entice the silver ghosts.

Spawning Shrimp Beadchain Eye

Spawning Shrimp Beadchain Eye

A very lifelike spawning shrimp pattern for the flats. With the long extended legs, this bonefish fly has exceptional realism. Heavy dumbbell eyes get the pattern down, but don't create a big disturbance when it hits the water. This fly is excellent for shallow flats where fish are spooky.

Bonefish Scampi Leadeye

Bonefish Scampi Leadeye

With it's pearly body for subtle flash, and a rabbit fur wing for action, the Bonefish Scampi is simplicity itself - this fly has all of the things we look for in a productive bonefish pattern. Having bonefish flies in a variety of weights helps anglers cover all water conditions, and this fly is tied in two versions - one with lead eyes (heavier weight) or bead chain eyes (lighter weight) to help anglers keep the fly right in the strike zone. This fly in the Lead Eye is also a nice imitation of a Mole Crab for surf perch, croakers, flounders, etc.

Avalon Permit Fly

Avalon Permit Fly

Enjoy landing a grand slam with the most combative and acrobatic species tarpon,bonefish, permit, snapper, snook, jack crevalle. This fly catches them all!

Bonefish Bitters, Chartreuse

Bonefish Bitters, Chartreuse

The Bonefish Bitters is a productive and durable epoxy pattern for bonefish and other flats species. It can imitate small crabs or urchins, and drives bonefish crazy. This fly will catch fish in a variety of locales including Mexico and Belize.

Shrimp, Marabou, Tan

Shrimp, Marabou, Tan

A marabou body and tail gives this shrimp pattern enough movement to entice strikes from even the pickiest of fish. The Marabou Shrimp fly is most useful on bonefish and other flats species.

TJ's Better Crab

TJ's Better Crab

The river may be frigid, but if you can get to (or live in) one of the warmer coastal areas from South Carolina to Florida to Texas, winter offers some of the year's best shots at skinny-water redfish that are quick to eat a crab. When temps dip, these crustaceans can be more abundant than shrimp

Bone Shrimp

Bone Shrimp

This wonderful Bone Shrimp Saltwater Fly is enough to drive bonefish nuts in a variety of locations around the world. This well-dressed Bone Shrimp pattern rides with the hook up for a natural retrieve and maximum hook ups!