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The Intruder Fly Pattern - no that isn't correct. The Intruder Fly originally tied by Jerry French, and Ed Ward, was a concept pattern. The concept was to tie a large fly pattern with a small trailing hook. Before the Intruder, large flies were tied on large hooks. These hooks damaged the Steelhead for release - they were tied on large ott (1/0, 2/0 3/0…) hooks that were cutter hooks that kept slicing into the fish's mouth.

Second part of the concept was to tie a fly with two stations - a rear and forward station. This allowed a large fly to cast easier.

Since the 1990's this fly has continued to morph. The reason for this is in the word Intruder which refers to two things:

1. The fly concept that Jerry French and Ed Ward developed.

2. An Intruder is something that anadromous fish respond to - other small fish in their redds hanging around to eat their eggs.

Large flies tied in an Intruder Style can also represent food like squid and shrimp that steelhead and Salmon have foraged on in the ocean.

Intruder Flies for Steelhead, Salmon, and Sea Run Browns

What does an Intruder suggest or represent to a Steelhead?


Possible Responses:

  • Automatic Condition Feeding Response - representation of a squid, prawn or fish.
  • Curiosity Response – Large 3 to 6 inch Intruders are large animated attractors that instigate Steelhead, Salmon. And sea run Browns into striking.
  • Survival Competition Response – An Intruder may eat eggs, and the survival response is to remove they prey.
  • Territorial Competition Response – when Steelhead come into a holding area they often setup a territory. When an Intruder swings through their area and bite response is initiated.
  • Anger Response – an Intruder has disturbed the peace, a Steelhead’s space.


What to Look for in an Intruder:

1. Size (bigger is often better) This depends on water clarity and water temperature. Clear water = smaller; Cold water = larger.
2. Shape, profile and outline (what does the fly look like when it is wet and swinging through the current.
3. Color - Steelhead are color-conscious to the extreme.
4. Movement – does the fly have movement in the water, not the air.
5. Casting ability – can you cast the big Intruder. Big flies = big rods, and heavier sink tips. Or adjust your cast. You can Perry Poke Spey Cast a big Intruder if you are having trouble.
6. Durability – will they fly stand up to casting a fishing punishment.

Stinger-style Hybrid Intruder Flies

 

Take a look at Moal Leeches for Intruder Type Flies. Larger size Moal Leeches are Intruders, and their snaky movement profile move Steelhead to the take.

Top Winter Moal Leeches (Click Here)

Sili-Leg Intruders, Black/Blue - Product Image
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Sili-Leg Intruders, Black/Blue

The Intruder has quickly become one of the most popular steelhead patterns on the West Coast. It is a large fly that was designed by the West Coast steelhead guide Ed Ward, with the help and feedback of fellow anglers Scott Howell, Jerry French, and Dec Hogan. Since its inception, there have been numerous variations, and it is safe to say that it is more of a style of fly rather than a pattern.

 

Our Sili-Leg Intruders are tied on medium length 35mm Waddington Shanks with 3/16-inch brass eyes. Stock flies come with a Gamakatsu Octopus size 2 hook.


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Skagit Rhea Leech Intruder

A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water.

Tied with Rhea both read and front stations. Size: 4 inch

Also see: Skagit Leech

Custom tied, made in the USA


 


Price:   $8.49 
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Stu's PrawnTruders, Blue

Best of Show for Freshwater Fly Pattern at IFTD 2016. Stu's PrawnTruder looks like a large, lively prawn when in the water. Tied on a plastic tube, it is easy to cast and fish-friendly. Its large profile will find those aggressive fish in the river. The feelers and rubber legs create movement, even in the weakest of currents.
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Stu's Rhea Intruders, Black/Blue

Using long flowing materials is one of the key Intruder features. The rhea is a small South American ostrich-like bird with long flowing feathers, and it's the perfect match for the Intruder. The use of rhea was popularized by Paul Miller a number of years ago.

Stu's Rhea Intruders are tied on 40mm shanks with 5/32-inch brass eyes. Stock flies come with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Great Steelhead Fly


Price:   $5.95 
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Stu's Rhea Intruders, Fuchsia/White

Using long flowing materials is one of the key Intruder features. The rhea is a small South American ostrich-like bird with long flowing feathers, and it's the perfect match for the Intruder. The use of rhea was popularized by Paul Miller a number of years ago.

Stu's Rhea Intruders are tied on 40mm shanks with 5/32-inch brass eyes. Stock flies come with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Great Steelhead Fly


Price:   $5.95 
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Stu's Jungle Tail Turbo Cone, Pink/Purple

These new wide-profile cones create a turbo vortex at the front of a tube fly. The turbo cone gives the fly a unique swimming action. The action combined with the soft materials, which pulsate to mimic breathing, produces a fly that drives fish crazy. Whether fishing in the slowest or hardest of currents, the fly will move and pulsate like no other pattern. In addition to the unique movements, the turbo cone also provides a little bit of weight to help get the fly down. Our Turbo Cone Tube Flies are tied on a 1.25-inch tube with a 10mm turbo cone.

Comes with Size 2 trailing hook.


Price:   $4.15 
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Stu's Chinook Intruders, Blue/Chartreuse

A larger version of our standard intruder, but tied on a tube, the Chinook Intruder is approximately 4” in length. Using a generous amount of flash and UV enhanced ostrich and schlappen, this intruder is sure to anger a chinook into striking the fly. Rigged with a stout ring eye black nickel hook.

Also an excellent large Intruder Steelhead fly.


Price:   $5.75 
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Stu's Chinook Intruders, Black/Chartreuse

A larger version of our standard intruder, but tied on a tube, the Chinook Intruder is approximately 4” in length. Using a generous amount of flash and UV enhanced ostrich and schlappen, this intruder is sure to anger a chinook into striking the fly. Rigged with a stout ring eye black nickel hook.

Also an excellent large Intruder Steelhead fly.


Price:   $5.75 
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Stu's Chinook Intruders, Purple/Pink

A larger version of our standard intruder, but tied on a tube, the Chinook Intruder is approximately 4” in length. Using a generous amount of flash and UV enhanced ostrich and schlappen, this intruder is sure to anger a chinook into striking the fly. Rigged with a stout ring eye black nickel hook.

Also an excellent large Intruder Steelhead fly.


Price:   $5.75 
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Stu's PrawnTruders, Pink

Best of Show for Freshwater Fly Pattern at IFTD 2016. Stu's PrawnTruder looks like a large, lively prawn when in the water. Tied on a plastic  tube, it is easy to cast and fish-friendly. Its large profile will find  those aggressive fish in the river. The feelers and rubber legs create  movement, even in the weakest of currents.
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Rob Crandall's Promise Keeper

Promise Keeper: this pattern is a great combo of cerise and black with a bit of flash.  It is a top producer most of the year.  Works especially well in them medium green to clear water conditions.  Black and Pink are good winter Steelhead colors.

 Size 2 trailing hook


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Hi-Bred

New for fall 2016. This fly is a combination of elements from a Moal Leech, and Evo...hence it's name hybrid. Fly has lot's of silhouette and movement.

Custom tied, made in the USA


 


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Mini-Intruder, Pink

Based on Rhea Intruder, this miniature version is tied on a 25mm shank with small brass eyes and real rhea.

Small dumbbell eyes (5/32") helps the fly swim better. Good action.

Length: 2.5 inches


Price:   $5.39 
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Senyo's Aqua Scandi, Pink

Senyo's Aqua Scandi: With a marabou wing and incorporating the new Aqua Veil, this fly has a similar profile to the Predator Scandi, but a touch smaller. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Tied on a 25mm Senyo shank

Nice Steelhead Fly!


Price:   $4.79 
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Hartwick's Tungsten Cyclops Leech, Black

The Cyclops Leech is designed to get down and keep a profile while moving like a snake. With the 7/32" tungsten bead, this fly will break through the toughest of currents. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Nice fly, swims with lots of movement.


Price:   $4.50 
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Stu's Barred Ostrich Intruder, Blue/Black

Nicely tied Steelhead Intruder fly. Great Steelhead fly colors. This fly says bite me!
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Brett's Klamath Intruders, Black/Blue

Tied on a 15mm shank, this little intruder has all the characteristics of its big brother: it moves and breathes while maintaining a profile.

Great when smaller Steelhead flies are needed. Good in Summer, Fall, and Winter


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Hartwick's Tungsten Cyclops Leech, Blue

The Cyclops Leech is designed to get down and keep a profile while moving like a snake. With the 7/32" tungsten bead, this fly will break through the toughest of currents. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Nice fly, swims with lots of movement.


Price:   $4.50 
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Brett's Klamath Intruders, Pink/Pink

Tied on a 15mm shank, this little intruder has all the characteristics of its big brother: it moves and breathes while maintaining a profile.

Great when smaller Steelhead flies are needed. Good in Summer, Fall, and Winter


Price:   $3.99 
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Hartwick's Tungsten Cyclops Leech, Pink

The Cyclops Leech is designed to get down and keep a profile while moving like a snake. With the 7/32" tungsten bead, this fly will break through the toughest of currents. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

Nice fly, swims with lots of movement.


Price:   $4.50 
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Stu's Griz Turbo Cone, Blue/Black

These new wide-profile cones create a turbo vortex at the front of a tube fly. The turbo cone gives the fly a unique swimming action. The action combined with the soft materials, which pulsate to mimic breathing, produces a fly that drives fish crazy. Whether fishing in the slowest or hardest of currents, the fly will move and pulsate like no other pattern. In addition to the unique movements, the turbo cone also provides a little bit of weight to help get the fly down. Our Turbo Cone Tube Flies are tied on a 1.25-inch tube with a 10mm turbo cone.

Comes with Size 2 trailing hook.


Price:   $4.15 
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GTL

GTL: Grizzly Tailed Leech

A new pattern created by Grabflies, Jeff Layton. 2015/2016 winter has been the season of grizzly hackle into my patterns. It gives the fly a mottled, lighting effect, that Steelhead seem to love.

This fly is tied like a Moal leech but with all the extras found in an Intruder pattern. Unlike most Intruders this pattern is a 360 degree fly (it fishes, and swims good in all angles of the presentation).

  • Broadside presentation
  • As soon as fly hits the water
  • All angles of the swing

Size: 3 - 3.5 inches

 

 

Materials (from hook to head):

  • Daiichi Intruder Hook, D2557 or Owner Hook (size 2)
  • Crosscut Rabbit Strips
  • Grizzly Hackle | (tied in half way into the fly)
  • Guinea Hackle (Collar)
  • Flashabou
  • Hot Beads
  • Shank
  • VEEVUS THREAD
  • Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.95 
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    Mini-Intruder, Blue/Black

    Based on Rhea Intruder, this miniature version is tied on a 25mm shank with small brass eyes and real rhea.

    Small dumbbell eyes (5/32") helps the fly swim better. Good action.

    Length: 2.5 inches

     


    Price:   $5.39 
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    King Rhea Intruders - Product Image
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    King Rhea Intruders

    Large Intruders for King Salmon and Steelhead.

    Size: 4 - 4.5 inches long

    Hook size choices: 2, 1, 1/0 (Size 2 fish/swim the best, but size 1, 1/0 for large Kings)

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $8.25 
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    Stu's Steelie Piglet, Blue/Blue/Black - Product Image
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    Stu's Steelie Piglet, Blue/Blue/Black

    A very nice tie up by Aqua Flies.

    Steelie Piglets are tied on a 1-inch plastic tube with a 1/4-inch brass cone at the front for added weight. Comes with size 2 Tube hook.

    Good all season Steelhead fly.


    Price:   $3.95 
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    Skagit Leech, Black,Purple,Red - Product Image
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    Skagit Leech, Black,Purple,Red

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water.

    New Design - now comes tied on Intruder wire junction to hook, so hook can be changed. 

    Size: 3.5 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

     

     


    Price:   $6.25 
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    Senyo's OCD, Black

    Senyo's OCD is a great fly in low water conditions because it's unweighted and 3 1/2 inches long. Tied using Senyo's articulated shank, ostrich, and Angel Hair, for a fly that swims well in the water. Shank length: 25mm.

    Size 2 Intruder hook.

    Very nice tie up by Aqua Flies.

    Similar to a Fish Taco - good/great fly for Steelhead.

    Price:   $3.85 
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    King Intruder Leech, Pink with Blue - Product Image
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    King Intruder Leech, Pink with Blue

    This pattern came from Grabflies "King Intruder Leech, Red" but I have only fished it for Winter Steelhead.

    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on braid line like a Moal Leech, then lots of Rhea spun on, followed by Flashabou, and Guinea and a bead cone. The Black Rabbit core gives this fly lots of silhouette and animates the flashabou.

    Sizes:
    4 inch recommended for King Salmon, and Winter Steelhead
    3 inch for Steelhead and clearer water conditions for Salmon
     
    Size 2, and 1 trailing Intruder Hook

     


    Custom tied, made in the USA



    Price:   $6.25 
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    Stu's Rhea Intruder, Blue/Purple - Product Image
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    Stu's Rhea Intruder, Blue/Purple

    Using long flowing materials is one of the key Intruder features. The rhea is a small South American ostrich-like bird with long flowing feathers, and it's the perfect match for the Intruder. The use of rhea was popularized by Paul Miller a number of years ago.

    Stu's Rhea Intruders are tied on 40mm shanks with 5/32-inch brass eyes. Stock flies come with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

    Great Steelhead Fly


    Price:   $5.95 
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    Hartwick's Cyclops Leech, Chartreuse/Silver - Product Image
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    Hartwick's Cyclops Leech, Chartreuse/Silver

    The Cyclops Leech is designed to get down and keep a profile while moving like a snake. With the 7/32" tungsten bead, this fly will break through the toughest of currents. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

    Good King Salmon and Winter Steelhead Fly. Tied by Aqua Flies

    Size 1/0 hook


    Price:   $4.79 
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    Dirk Wiggler, Chartreuse

    Dirk Wiggler, Chartreuse by Solitude fly

    Ever since this fly has been brought to the market. It has found more and more salmon and steelhead every year coast to coast. Excellent king salmon pattern.

    Size: 1


    Price:   $3.75 
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    Rob Crandalls UV2 Guides Choice Pnk/Org 2 HD

    Rob Crandalls UV2 Guides Choice Pnk/Org 2 HD by Spirit River

    This pattern is a favorite in the green waters of winter steelhead fishing. Cerise and Orange colors show up well and move and swim in the water. This is a go-to pattern in winter.

    Size 2 Intruder Hook


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    Rob Crandalls UV2 Devils Candy Blk/Cer

    Tied by Spirit River:

    This is a killer leech pattern tied on a size 2 hook.
    8-15 just in from Rob, Just wanted to touch base. We have been doing well on the lower Deschutes with the Crandall patterns by Spirit River. This year with the drought conditions we face, White River a tributary to the lower Deschutes has been adding a lot of glacial melt. This colors the entire lower Deschutes River for about 50 miles. This is prime time for steelhead fishing in this section. With reduced visibility (often only 20”) traditional methods with dry lines are failing. To produce results for my clients on a daily basis we have switched to sink tip lines and the Crandall’s Wedding Dress in cerise and blue to get results. The jointed body of this pattern moves the fly a lot and the flash material draws in strikes from aggressive fish. Plainly said, we are catching fish when others are getting blanked!


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    Senyo's OCD, Pink

    Senyo's OCD is a great fly in low water conditions because it's unweighted and 3 1/2 inches long. Tied using Senyo's articulated shank, ostrich, and Angel Hair, for a fly that swims well in the water. Shank length: 25mm.

    Size 2 Intruder hook.

    Very nice tie up by Aqua Flies.

    Similar to a Fish Taco - good/great fly for Steelhead.


    Price:   $3.85 
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    Skagit Methow Leech

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water and is easy to cast.

    New Design - now comes tied on Intruder wire junction to hook, so hook can be changed. 

    Size: 3.5 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

     

    Also see: EVO with Eyes and EVO Mini with Eyes for smaller profile sizes.

     

     


    Price:   $6.25 
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    Senyo's OCD, Blue - Product Image
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    Senyo's OCD, Blue

    Senyo's OCD is a great fly in low water conditions because it's unweighted and 3 1/2 inches long. Tied using Senyo's articulated shank, ostrich, and Angel Hair, for a fly that swims well in the water. Shank length: 25mm.

    Size 2 Intruder hook.

    Very nice tie up by Aqua Flies.

    Similar to a Fish Taco - good/great fly for Steelhead.

    Price:   $3.85 
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    Senyo's GL Predator Scandi, Pink/Purple

    Senyo's GL Predator Scandi: Greg Senyo likes to blend traditional Atlantic salmon and steelhead tying techniques with modern synthetic materials, and he has done that with the Predator Scandi series. Tied on a 25mm Senyo shank and using the Senyo Predator Wrap, this fly sparkles in the water. As with all of Greg's patterns, the Gamakatsu hook is attached point down.

    Nice Steelhead Fly!


    Price:   $4.75 
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    Senyo's Aqua Scandi, Black

    Senyo's Aqua Scandi: With a marabou wing and incorporating the new Aqua Veil, this fly has a similar profile to the Predator Scandi, but a touch smaller. Rigged with a Gamakatsu Octopus hook.

    Tied on a 25mm Senyo shank.

    Nice Steelhead Fly!


    Price:   $4.79 
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    Fish Taco Fly

    (NEW Colors)

    Jeff Hickman designed the Fish Taco Spey fly specifically for Steelhead and Salmon. When Jeff Hickman gets hungry he thinks of one of his favorite things to eat - fish tacos.

    The Fish Taco was designed to be un-weighted and easy to cast with lots of movement.

    Like Fish Tacos - a favorite dish for hungry fly fishermen, and every cook has their own recipe. Grabflies has its recipe and custom ties these Fish Tacos by hand in Washougal, Washington.

    Grabflies likes to tie Fish Tacos that are spicy and hot, and full and juicy. These Fish Tacos are delicious offerings for Steelhead and Salmon.

    Since these Tacos are custom tied, Grabflies offers them in many different flavors and tie ups. You can get them in almost every color, and if you want to fish them deeper you can add Hot Cones.

    Jeff Hickman likes to fish Purple Tacos in the morning, bright colors during the day, and black in the evening/dark.

    Size: 2.5 - 3 inches

    Size 2 trailing hook, hung with 30 lb. Fire Wire loop.

    These custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cones. The cone head Fish Taco's are now tied like the Fish Taco Supreme (click here) .
     

    See larger image - (click here)

    Also see Fish Taco Supreme (click here)

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Bantam, Green Butt

    A little "Intruder" style fly, easy to cast, a nice little mid strata searching pattern. This is a caster's dream. It is sparse, light, and casts like a rocket. It has a TINY set of eyes on it that gives it just enough weight to get down a bit when desired but isn't a chore to cast.
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    Big Muscle Moal

    I named these rabbit string leeches - Big Muscle Moals, as they are heavy duty. Hooks I use are Owner Gorilla Hooks - no bending here. For the string, I'm tying on 60 lb. Fireline Braid. These flies can be fished for Tarpon, huge King Salmon, huge Brown trout...

    There are two head options. The cone head is good for swinging these muscle moals in a river, and the Barbell eyes are good for still water strip retrieving.

     

    Owner Gorilla Hooks

     

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Sand Shrimp

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Pink Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | 3 inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Tandem Tube Flies

    Brian Silvey original creator of the Tandem Tube Fly.

    Grabflies.com has its version of this fly. It has a rear tube to hold the hook, but a shank on the head to tie to like a regular fly (fast rigging). This fly and the Moal Leech are arguably the top producers of Steelhead in the Pacific Northwest.

    Collar Option - Two choices:
    1. Schlappen Hackle (smaller and a bit less water take up)

    Tandem Tubes Flies

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Egg Sucking Skagit Leech

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook and a new egg sucking cone + egg for the head. This fly has lots of action in the water and is easy to cast.

    Size: 3 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

    Egg Sucking Skagit Leech in fly testing tank

    Custom tied, made in the USA

    Materials (from hook to head):

  • Daiichi Intruder Hook, D2557 or Owner Hook
  • Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid by Hareline
  • Intruder Feather Prop Hackle (used to prop up Marabou)
  • Grizzly Hackle | Whiting Grizzly Hackle
  • Extra Select Strung Marabou
  • Guinea Hackle
  • Flashabou
  • Shank
  • Brass Cone Heads
  • UV2 Fusion Hand Mottled Egg Beads
  • VEEVUS THREAD

  • Price:   $5.75 
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    Red, Red Flash Moal Leech

    Moal leech with lots of flashabou.

    Chinook, King Salmon unlike Steelhead often like mono, single color flies. If the aren't hitting one color switch to another, rather then swing a multicolored fly by them.

    These flies are custom tied.

    Sizes: 3 inch (clear water), 4 inch (glacier silt to muddy water)

    Hook Sizes: Size 2 (fishes better), Size 1 (stronger) Owner Hooks SSW Super Needle Point Hooks.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    King Intruder Leech, Blue

    This pattern came from Grabflies "King Intruder Leech, Red". I have caught a lot of Steelhead on this pattern. Also see Custom Blue Flash Moal Leech, and Coho Salmon.

    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on braid line like a Moal Leech, then lots of Blue Rhea spun on, followed by Blue Flashabou, and Blue Guinea and red bead cone. The Black Rabbit core gives this fly lots of silhouette and animates the flashabou.

    Blue King Intruder Leech

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $6.25 
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    Flash Fish Taco

    Same Profile as the Fish Taco but tied with more Flashabou.

    Jeff Hickman designed the Fish Taco Spey fly specifically for Steelhead and Salmon. When Jeff Hickman gets hungry he thinks of one of his favorite things to eat - fish tacos.

    The Fish Taco was designed to be un-weighted and easy to cast with lots of movement.

    Like Fish Tacos - a favorite dish for hungry fly fishermen, and every cook has their own recipe. Grabflies has its recipe and custom ties these Fish Tacos by hand in Washougal, Washington.

    Grabflies likes to tie Fish Tacos that are spicy and hot, and full and juicy. These Fish Tacos are delicious offerings for Steelhead and Salmon.

    Since these Tacos are custom tied, Grabflies offers them in many different flavors and tie ups. You can get them in almost every color, and if you want to fish them deeper you can add Hot Cones.

    Jeff Hickman likes to fish Purple Tacos in the morning, bright colors during the day, and black in the evening/dark.

    Size: 2.5 - 3 inches

    Size 2 trailing hook, hung with 30 lb. Fire Wire loop.

    These custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cones. The cone head Fish Taco's are now tied like the Fish Taco Supreme (click here) .
     
    Fish Taco (click here)
     

    See larger image - (click here)

    Also see Fish Taco Supreme (click here)

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.85 
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    Skagit Leech

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water with a large profile.

    New Design - now comes tied on Intruder wire junction to hook, so hook can be changed.

    Size: 3- 3.5 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

    Skagit Leech Tying Instructions and Fly Tying Material PDF File (Click Here)

    Egg Sucking Skagit Leech in fly testing tank - similar in design

    Looking inside a Skagit Leech

    Custom tied, made in the USA

    Materials (from hook to head):

     

     

     


    Price:   $6.25 
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    Pink, Pink Flash Moal Leech - Product Image
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    Pink, Pink Flash Moal Leech

    Moal leech with lots of flashabou.

    Chinook, King Salmon unlike Steelhead often like mono, single color flies. If the aren't hitting one color switch to another, rather then swing a multicolored fly by them.

    These flies are custom tied.

    Sizes: 3 inch (clear water), 4 inch (glacier silt to muddy water)

    Hook Sizes: Size 2 (fishes better), Size 1 (stronger) Owner Hooks SSW Super Needle Point Hooks.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Chartreuse, Chartreuse Flash Moal Leech

    Moal leech with lots of flashabou.

    Chinook, King Salmon unlike Steelhead often like mono, single color flies. If the aren't hitting one color switch to another, rather then swing a multicolored fly by them.

    These flies are custom tied.

    Sizes: 3 inch (clear water), 4 inch (glacier silt to muddy water)

    Hook Sizes: Size 2 (Chartreuse only in this size) (fishes better), Size 1 (stronger) Owner Hooks SSW Super Needle Point Hooks.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Skagit OT Leech

    Skagit Ostrich Tail Leech - Just like the Skagit Leech , but with Ostrich Tail instead of grizzly hackle.

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water and is easy to cast.

    Size: 3.5 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

     

    Materials (from hook to head):

  • Daiichi Intruder Hook, D2557 or Owner Hook
  • Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid by Hareline
  • Intruder Feather Prop Hackle (used to prop up Marabou)
  • Ostrich Herl
  • Extra Select Strung Marabou
  • Guinea Hackle
  • Flashabou
  • Shank
  • Brass Cone Heads
  • Hot Beads
  • VEEVUS THREAD
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    Price:   $5.75 
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    King Intruder Leech, Blue

    This pattern came from Grabflies "King Intruder Leech, Red". I have caught a lot of Steelhead on this pattern. Also see Custom Blue Flash Moal Leech, and Coho Salmon.

    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on braid line like a Moal Leech, then lots of Blue Rhea spun on, followed by Blue Flashabou, and Blue Guinea and red bead cone. The Black Rabbit core gives this fly lots of silhouette and animates the flashabou.

     

    Blue King Intruder Leech

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $6.25 
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    Skagit Black Tip Leech

    Skagit Ostrich Tail Leech - Just like the Skagit Leech , but with Tip Dyed Ostrich/Tail instead of grizzly hackle.

    A custom design by Grabflies. Design idea came from combining the famous Skagit Minnow with the new Intruder style trailing hook. This fly has lots of action in the water and is easy to cast.

    Size: 3.5 inch | Size 2 Owner hook

    Materials (from hook to head):

  • Daiichi Intruder Hook, D2557 or Owner Hook
  • Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid by Hareline
  • Intruder Feather Prop Hackle (used to prop up Marabou)
  • Tip Dyed Ostrich
  • Extra Select Strung Marabou
  • Guinea Hackle
  • Flashabou
  • Shank
  • Brass Cone Heads
  • Hot Beads
  • VEEVUS THREAD
  • Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.75 
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    String Leech Intruder, Black and Pink

    Tied like a Moal Leech : Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string (Fireline Braid) with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well. Plus the addition of Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid in-between Rabbit (this helps lighten up the fly), Rhea and grizzly hackle tips + Real Eyes Plus for barbell eyes and Ice Dub.

    The super glue underneath the Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid stiffens up the braid line to help prevent this fly from fowling itself.

     

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.75 
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    Pink with Chartreuse Butt Moal

    Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well.

    Custom Moal Leeches are tied by Grabflies.com in the good old USA. Moal's are tied using the best materials on the market and are tied to last (super glue, Berkley Fireline Braid 15 LB (double over for 30 LB strength) and, quality hooks.

    If you had to pick one fly to fish for Steelhead with it should be a Moal Leech.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    String Leech Intruder, Black and Blue - Product Image
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    String Leech Intruder, Black and Blue

    Tied like a Moal Leech : Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string (Fireline Braid) with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well. Plus the addition of Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid in-between Rabbit (this helps lighten up the fly), Rhea and grizzly hackle tips + Real Eyes Plus for barbell eyes and Ice Dub.

    The super glue underneath the Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid stiffens up the braid line to help prevent this fly from fowling itself.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.75 
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    Light Blue/Chartreuse Flash Butt Moal Leech with Flor. Orange Bead - Product Image
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    Light Blue/Chartreuse Flash Butt Moal Leech with Flor. Orange Bead

    Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well.

    Custom Moal Leeches are tied by Grabflies.com in the good old USA. Moal's are tied using the best materials on the market and are tied to last (super glue, Berkley Fireline Braid 15 LB (double over for 30 LB strength) and, quality hooks.

    If you had to pick one fly to fish for Steelhead with it should be a Moal Leech.

    Light Blue Moal Leech works really good in clear water.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Pink Flash with Chartreuse Butt Moal

    Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well.

    Custom Moal Leeches are tied by Grabflies.com in the good old USA. Moal’s are tied using the best materials on the market and are tied to last (super glue, Berkley Fireline Braid 15 LB (double over for 30 LB strength) and, quality hooks.

    If you had to pick one fly to fish for Steelhead with it should be a Moal Leech.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Pink Flash with Chartreuse Flash Butt Moal

    Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well.

    Custom Moal Leeches are tied by Grabflies.com in the good old USA. Moal's are tied using the best materials on the market and are tied to last (super glue, Berkley Fireline Braid 15 LB (double over for 30 LB strength) and, quality hooks.

    If you had to pick one fly to fish for Steelhead with it should be a Moal Leech.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Truder Moals

    A variation of String Leech Intruder

    Inspired by Kristian Rapisarda

    Tied like a Moal Leech : Moal leeches are tied entirely on a string (Fireline Braid) with a trailer hook at the back. This gives the fly greater action than a fly tied on a rigid hook. More fish are landed with the Moal fly as well. Plus the addition of Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid in-between Rabbit (this helps lighten up the fly), Rhea and grizzly hackle tips + Real Eyes Plus for barbell eyes and Ice Dub.

    Kristian Rapisarda Playing Steelhead Klickitat on Black/Purple/Red
    Kristian Rapisarda Playing Steelhead on Klickitat River on Black/Purple/Red Truder Moal

     

    Kristian Rapisarda Steelhead caught on Truder Moal
    Kristian Rapisarda's Steelhead caught on Black/Purple/Red, Truder Moal. Cowlitz River
     


    Kristian Rapisarda Steelhead caught on Truder Moal
    Kristian Rapisarda's Steelhead caught on Crawdad Truder Moal. Klickitat River
     

     

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.75 
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    Mist Jackal Tube Fly, Blue - Product Image
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    Mist Jackal Tube Fly, Blue

    Nice summer and fall Steelhead tube fly. Also works great in low or clear water winter conditions.

    Easy to cast.

    Comes with hook and junction tubing

    Overall wing length: 2.5 inches long

    Also see Purple (click here)

    Photo is of Black.

    Price:   $3.95 
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    Pink Party Girl - Product Image
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    Pink Party Girl

    The Pink Party Girl is a good winter Steelhead fly, and is also good for Coho and Chinook salmon Fly. Size 2
    Price:   $5.25 
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    Spey Intruder Leech

    A Large Rhea Intruder. Rhea moves very nice in the water.
    Tied on a two inch shank and two inches of braid line strung between two vises.
    Tied using:
    • Ice Dub
    • (2) Saltwater Neck Hackle
    • (2) RHEA Colors
    • Strung Guinea Feathers
    • Flashabou
    • Size 2 Trailing Hook
    • Thread Head or Cone Head
    • Size 4 inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $8.49 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Orange and Black - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Orange and Black

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast
    Size 2 trailing hook | 3 inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Orange Barred and Black

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid, Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    (6) Barred Ostrich Plume Pieces added, three to a side.
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.25 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Red Barred and Black - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Red Barred and Black

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    (6) Barred Ostrich Plume Pieces added, three to a side.
     
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.25 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Blue and Black Tipped

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub,  Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    Tied with Blue and Black Tipped Ostrich.
     
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | 3 inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.25 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Purple Barred and Black - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Purple Barred and Black

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    (6) Barred Ostrich Plume Pieces added, three to a side.
     
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.25 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Blue Barred

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Barred Ostrich Plume, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.


     
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.25 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Red

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Purple

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.00 
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    King Intruder Leech, Chartreuse

    King Intruder Leech, Chartreuse

    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on Fireline braid like a Moal Leech, then lots of Chartreuse Rhea spun on, followed by Chartreuse Holographic Flashabou, and Chartreuse Guinea and a Chartreuse bead cone.

    Sizes:
    4 inch recommended for King Salmon, and Winter Steelhead
    3 inch for Steelhead and clearer water conditions for Salmon
     
    Size 2 Chartreuse trailing Intruder Hook, Black Nickel Size 1
     


    Custom tied, made in the USA


     


    Price:   $6.50 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Chartreuse - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Chartreuse

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Black and Blue

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Black with Red/Purple Flash - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Black with Red/Purple Flash

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid, Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    HOT Spring/Summer and Fall Fly. The combination of black for silhouette and Red trailing Flashabou and front 2/3 Purple Flashabou Steelhead find extremely tasteful!

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | 3 inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.50 
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Pink and Black Barred - Product Image
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    Fish Taco Supreme, Pink and Black Barred

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid, Ice Dub, Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    Tied with Pink and Black Barred Ostrich with Chartreuse butt.
    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Size 2 trailing hook | Three inches long

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.25 
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    King Intruder Leech, Pink - Product Image
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    King Intruder Leech, Pink

    This pattern came from Grabflies "King Intruder Leech, Red" but I have only fished it for Winter Steelhead. In off color rivers like the Hoh river on the Olympic Peninsula. My first try with this fly I caught two Steelhead and no other flies were producing any results. I used a four inch King Intruder Leech, Pink on the Hoh, but clearer water rivers I use the three inch size.

    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on braid line like a Moal Leech, then lots of Rhea spun on, followed by Flashabou, and Guinea and a bead cone. The Black Rabbit core gives this fly lots of silhouette and animates the flashabou.

    Sizes:
    4 inch recommended for King Salmon, and Winter Steelhead
    3 inch for Steelhead and clearer water conditions for Salmon
     
    Size 2, 1, 1/0 trailing Intruder Hook

     

    Custom tied, made in the USA



    Price:   $6.25 
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    The Hybrid

    The Hybrid, A very serious Steelhead Fly (Solid colors good for Salmon too).

    (NEW Design, Fall 2015)

    I have designed similar Steelhead flies like this pattern. It is a refinement. The Hybrid also comes articulated (more movement) if you choose that option. Also this pattern comes with the new tip dyed Ostrich Plumes that really add movement, plus with the added Ostrich Spey Plumes tied in under the larger tip dyed plumes gives the fly more silhouette but without much water absorption so it is pretty easy to cast for a big fly. When the black dyed tips of the Ostrich move the fly appears more lively in the water.

     

     


    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $6.00 
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    Fish Taco Primo Supreme, Blue and Black Tipped

    Custom tied Fish Taco's are tied in un-weighted thread head, and medium weighted cone head (see options). Tied using Fireline Braid with Dyed Pearl Diamond Braid,  Ice Dub,  Black Ostrich Spey Hackle under wing, Ostrich Plumes, Guinea collar, and your choice of Hot Cone, or thread head.

    Tied with Blue and Black Tipped Ostrich.
     
    Primo: tied using Black Ostrich Spey Hackle under wing instead of Saltwater Neck Hackle palmered. This makes fly fuller and casts a larger silhouette.

     

    The "Fish Taco" designed by Jeff Hickman, is a very popular and very effective Steelhead fly. The Fish Taco Supreme is custom designed and tied by Jeff Layton. The Fish Taco Supreme is a Fish Taco with added improvements.
    • Lots of movements
    • Easy to cast

    Two Size: (2 - 2.5 inch, low water) and (3 - 3.5 inch, all season)

    Size 2 trailing hook

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


    Price:   $5.00 
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    Rockstar, Purple/Pink UV2

    Rockstar Purple and Pink by Spirit River, size: 2.5 - 3 inches long. Great new Steelhead fly. Lots of movement with all this Ostrich Herl dyed with UV2 Ink for greater visibility.

    Price:   $3.99 
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    Grabfly Intruder

    The King of Intruders, designed and tied by Grabflies.com.

    This fly has a large silhouette with multiple textures and depth of materials. The Grabfly Intruder takes 25 minutes to tie. The tail starts with Cactus Chenille and then followed with mini Ostrich plume, and next with regular Ostrich Herl as an overlay then first color of Flashabou. Next comes rabbit strip, and then with Rhea overlay. Completed with Schlappen Hackle, second color of Flashabou, and Intruder Cross-Eyed Cone head.

    Fly in 4 inches long

    Head Option (Hot Bead (below) is lighter, floats fly higher in water column) or Cross-Eyed Cone as seen in photo left.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


     


    Price:   $6.50 
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    Rockstar, Purple/Pink

    Rockstar Purple and Pink by Spirit River, size: 2.5 - 3 inches long. Great new Steelhead fly. Lots of movement with all this Ostrich Herl.

     


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    Brass Monkey Intruder, Orange

    Brass Monkey Intruder Style Steelhead Fly by Spirit River

    3 inches long

    Size 2 trailing hook

    This fly gets down deep and doesn't retain much moisture making it easier to cast.


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    Rockstar Chartreuse/Black

    Rockstar Chartreuse/Black by Spirit River, size: 2.5 - 3 inches long. Great new Steelhead fly. Lots of movement with all this Ostrich Herl.

    Photo is of Pink/Purple.


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    Brass Monkey Intruder, Purple

    Brass Monkey Intruder Style Steelhead Fly by Spirit River

    3 inches long

    Size 2 trailing hook

    This fly gets down deep and doesn't retain much moisture making it easier to cast.


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    NorthWestern Intruder, Purple/Pink

    Notherwestern Intruder, Purple/Pink by Spirit River

    Size: 2 trailing hook

    Tied with Ostrich and Lady Amherst. This fly is easy to cast and gets down deep.


    Notherwestern Intruder, Black/Blue (in photo) (Click Here)

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    NorthWestern Intruder, Black/Orange

    Notherwestern Intruder, Black/Orange by Spirit River

    Size: 2 trailing hook

    Tied with Ostrich and Lady Amherst. This fly is easy to cast and gets down deep.


    Notherwestern Intruder, Black/Blue (in photo) (Click Here)

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    Black and Blue Jailhouse Ostrich Intruder

    Custom Tied with Jailhouse dyed Ostrich Herl as trailing under wing, then black Marabou. Spun Ostrich herl gives support and body to fly so Marabou does not collapse.

    • Fly is 3.5 - 4 inches long
    • Size 2 trailing Inruder style hook
    • Cactus Chenille on Fireline Braid (trailing to hook)
    • Flashabou
    • Schlappen Collar
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $5.75 
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    Marabou Bugger Intruder

    Large profile Intruder with lots of action.

    • Fly is 3.5 inches long
    • Size 2 trailing Intruder Octopus style hook
    • Cactus Chenille on Fireline Braid (trailing to hook)
    • Two Marabou Plumes with Cactus Chenille in between
    • Flashabou
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.95 
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    NorthWestern Intruder, Black/Blue

    Notherwestern Intruder, Black/Blue by Spirit River

     Size: 2

    Tied with Ostrich and Lady Amherst. This fly is easy to cast and gets down deep.


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    FLI, Black

    FLI (Flutter Leg Intruder)

    New for the winter of 2012/2013. Unique Steelhead catching machine.

    This fly's secret is the PetitJean Magic Head (a large, size 3, round clear soft plastic cone). This magic head is tied in backwards at the rear of the fly in front of the Crazy Rubber Legs. This keeps the legs dancing, fluttering about - giving the fly lots of action. The magic head cone also adds to the silhouette of the fly giving the fly a squid like profile.

    • Large Profile
    • Lots of action - rubber legs that wiggle and sparkle
    • Great Colors
    • Custom Tied
    • PetitJean Magic Head
    • Rabbit
    • Hot Tipped Crazy Legs
    • Rhea
    • Size 2 trailing Octopus style hook
    • UV2 Super Schlappen Collar
    • Flashabou
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head
    • 3.5 - 4 inches long

    Fly Tying Materials for this fly (Click Here)

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $6.75 
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    King Intruder Leech, Red

    This fly has been a Chinook Salmon Killer Fly in colored water. I tried many different patterns and combinations, but as soon as I tied this fly up, and used the first morning in off color river conditions. I had landed three 20 lb Chinook Salmon. To make sure it was not just a special day, I went the next morning I hooked and lost a huge steelhead when tailing and landed a 16 lb King Salmon.
     
    I swing this fly.
     
    Fly is tied using black cross cut rabbit strip tied on braid line like a Moal Leech, then lots of Red Rhea spun on, followed by Red Flashabou, and Red Guinea and red bead cone. The Black Rabbit core gives this fly lots of silhouette and animates the flashabou.
     
    Sizes:
    5 inch (tied using lower and upper spun Rhea if I don't have long enough Rhea). Winter Steelhead, and King Salmon 
    4 inch recommended for King Salmon, and Winter Steelhead
    3 inch for Steelhead and clearer water conditions for Salmon
     
    Size 2, 1, 1/0 trailing Intruder Hook

     
     
    King Salmon Intruder Leech Fly
     

    Custom tied, made in the USA



    Price:   $6.25 
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    Steelhead Bugger with Rabbit

    Grabflies.com re-designed the famous Woolly Bugger for Steelhead.

    Very Popular with reports of great success

    Tied on a shank with a trailing hook - this keeps the fly omnidirectional (looks the same from all angles). Also stops the Marabou tail from wrapping around the hook. This design the Marabou tail is wrapped like hackle centering the hook in the middle of the hackle and allowing the fly to have more action. the body is tied with a Rabbit Strip.

    Size: 2 1/2 - 4 inches (select Size), Size 2 trailing hook

    Lots of colors to select from. Every river seems to have a particular color that does best in it. Then there is the time of year when colors change.

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.00 
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    Chartreuse Bugger with Rabbit

    Chartreuse  Bugger with Rabbit

    Grabflies.com re-designed the famous Woolly Bugger for Steelhead and Salmon.

    Very Popular with reports of great success

    Tied on a shank with a trailing hook - this keeps the fly omnidirectional (looks the same from all angles). Also stops the Marabou tail from wrapping around the hook. This design the Marabou tail is wrapped like hackle centering the hook in the middle of the hackle and allowing the fly to have more action. the body is tied with a Rabbit Strip.

    Size: 3 inches, Size 2 trailing hook

    Lots of colors to select from. Every river seems to have a particular color that does best in it. Then there is the time of year when colors change.

     

    Custom tied, made in the USA

     


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    King Salmon Leech, Black with Chartreuse Head

    King Salmon Leech, Black with Chartreuse Head. Size: 3.5 - 4 inches

    This leech was designed for Chinook Salmon. Also works for Coho and Steelhead. Swing, Swing Rig, or Strip this fly. Lots of action with the rabbit fur and rubber legs.

    Custom tied Salmon flies by Grabflies.com

    Leech has:

    • String Leech with size 1/0 traling hook
    • Cross Cut Rabbit
    • Crazy Rubber legs
    • Large Barbell eyes
    • Flashabou
    • Sparkle/Cactus Chenille

    Custom tied, made in the USA


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    FLI, Blue/Black

    FLI (Flutter Leg Intruder)

    New for the winter of 2012/2013. Unique Steelhead catching machine.

    This fly's secret is the PetitJean Magic Head (a large, size 3, round clear soft plastic cone). This magic head is tied in backwards at the rear of the fly in front of the Crazy Rubber Legs. This keeps the legs dancing, fluttering about - giving the fly lots of action. The magic head cone also adds to the silhouette of the fly giving the fly a squid like profile.

    • Large Profile
    • Lots of action - rubber legs that wiggle and sparkle
    • Great Colors
    • Custom Tied
    • PetitJean Magic Head
    • Rabbit
    • Hot Tipped Crazy Legs
    • Rhea
    • Size 2 trailing Octopus style hook
    • UV2 Super Schlappen Collar
    • Flashabou
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head
    • 3.5 - 4 inches long

    Fly Tying Materials for this fly (Click Here)

    FLI - Flutter Leg Intruder. Blue/Black

    Custom tied, made in the USA


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    Black and Blue Intruder, Ostrich Snake Hackle

    Large Intruder with lots of action

    About 4 inch length

    Combination of Ostrich Herl, Rabbit, and fine grizzly saddle hackle +...

    Custom tied, made in the USA

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    Black and Blue Ostrich Herl & Marabou Intruder

    Custom Tied with Ostrich Herl as trailing under wing, then black Marabou. Spun Ostrich herl gives support and body to fly so Marabou does not collapse.

    Large profile Intruder with lots of action. Black and Kingfisher blue proven Steelhead colors over and over again.

    • Fly is 4 inches long
    • Tied as seen in first photo - stinger style or second photo tube style (see tube flies)
    • Ties on 30 lb Firewire and straight eyed shank
    • Size 2 trailing Octopus style hook
    • Cactus Chenille on Fireline Braid (trailing to hook)
    • Palmer Chenille before each Marabou feather
    • Ostrich Herl, Marabou wing
    • UV2 Super Schlappen Collar
    • Flashabou
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head

    Custom tied, made in the USA


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    King Salmon Leech, Fluorescent Pink

    King Salmon Leech, Fluorescent Pink Size: 3.5 - 4 inches

    This leech was designed for Chinook Salmon. Also works for Coho and Steelhead. Swing, Swing Rig, or Strip this fly. Lots of action with the rabbit fur and rubber legs.

    Custom tied Salmon flies by Grabflies.com

    Leech has:

    • String Leech with size 1/0 traling hook
    • Cross Cut Rabbit
    • Crazy Rubber legs
    • Large Barbell eyes
    • Flashabou
    • Sparkle/Cactus Chenille

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $4.75 
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    FLI, Pink/Black

    FLI (Flutter Leg Intruder)

    New for the winter of 2012/2013. Unique Steelhead catching machine.

    This fly's secret is the PetitJean Magic Head (a large, size 3, round clear soft plastic cone). This magic head is tied in backwards at the rear of the fly in front of the Crazy Rubber Legs. This keeps the legs dancing, fluttering about - giving the fly lots of action. The magic head cone also adds to the silhouette of the fly giving the fly a squid like profile.

    • Large Profile
    • Lots of action - rubber legs that wiggle and sparkle
    • Great Colors
    • Custom Tied
    • PetitJean Magic Head
    • Rabbit
    • Hot Tipped Crazy Legs
    • Rhea
    • Size 2 trailing Octopus style hook
    • UV2 Super Schlappen Collar
    • Flashabou
    • Cross-Eyed Cone Head
    • 3.5 - 4 inches long

    Fly Tying Materials for this fly (Click Here)

    Custom tied, made in the USA


    Price:   $6.75 
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