Bonefish & Permit Flies

Shrimp, Salt, Gold

Shrimp, Salt, Gold

The Salt Shrimp fly 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.

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.

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.

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

Milky Crab White Legs

Milky Crab White Legs

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

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, Tan

Crab, Turneffe, Tan

An attractive and effective crab pattern, this fly is great for permit and useful for bonefish in certain situations.

Shallow Water Shrimp

Shallow Water 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. The fly also has to hit the water with a minimum of commotion but still sink quickly. This fly is a must have for any serious salt fisherman.

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

Bonefish Bitters, Olive

Bonefish Bitters, Olive

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 Olive 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.

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!

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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!

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.

Banded Shrimp Tan

Banded Shrimp Tan

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. The fly also has to hit the water with a minimum of commotion but still sink quickly. This fly is a must have for any serious salt fisherman.

Gettin' Jiggy Shrimp

Gettin' Jiggy Shrimp

Another sweet Popovic's pattern that is tied inverted so it is weedless & works well in many saltwater situations.. These are critical pattern on all flats. They are weighted nicely and can be jigged along the bottom with no worries. They tend to be quite strong and durable. Perfect for flats fishing. Epoxy Coated over our super or Unique Hair and come with our durable silicone Leggs.

Crab, Raghead, Olive

Crab, Raghead, Olive

The Olive Raghead Crab is one of the most popular and effective of salt water flats patterns. This fly is a proven pattern for Permit, as well as Bonefish, Redfish, and Snapper. The Olive Raghead Crab is a great fly on those windy days working the Mangrove edges, and deeper flat water areas. A well tested fly for your salt water collection.

Crab, Permit, Del Brown

Crab, Permit, Del Brown

The Del Brown Permit Crab was created by one of the most famous permit fly anglers, Del Brown. The shape of this fly along with lead eyes makes it sink like a fleeing crab. The Del Brown Permit Crab also known as a Merkin is one of the most productive permit flies available. It is also effective on bonefish, Redfish and other flats species which makes it a pattern you should always have in your box. This is a pattern that will produce fish anywhere in the world and recently has become popular with Steelhead anglers using nymphing techniques. The Merkin does not hang up when bouncing along the bottom, this makes it a great choice for a heavy nymph.

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.

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.

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.

Merkin Crab

Merkin Crab

A great Merkin style crab imitation that makes wonderful use of synthetic tying materials for the body. The heavy barbell lead eyes make this a claws-up pattern when the fly is at rest imitating the natural. This pattern imitates a number of species in the Families; Portunidae (Swimming Crabs) and Majidae (Spider Crabs). Designed to be fished in typical crab style for Permit and strip and pause style for bonefish.