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Old 04-07-2006, 06:12 AM
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What the heck...

hooks, TMC 811s #6, #4, #2
thread - tan, orange, white, mono (clear)
zap a gap (instead of head cement for bonefish flies)
bobbin(s), bodkin and whip finisher
dub wax, dub spinner
medium bead eyes, gold & silver; a few small a few large
small 'realeyes' with matching sticker eyes for clousers
baitfish sized eyes
small aquaseal tube

body stuff:
scud, light pink, orange color dubbing, scintilla is best - "shrimpy" dubbing
tan dubbing, gray, brown, olive - "earthy" flats and marl colors
tan chenille, pink, orange etc (although I typically dub instead)
crab yarn
ezybody for crabs
pantone pen for marking
felt pads
think mono for melted eyes
rubber legs / small hackles / grizzly hackles
synthetic hair - polar bear / chartreuse / root beer
white bucktail / chart / tan / olive
pearl flash
pearl bodybraid
angel hair - rainbow, gold, etc

marabou - tan, orange, pink, barred (mottled) or substitude base feathers of grizzly hackle
natural mallard or wood duck
natural bunny strips

Since I really only use like three flies for bones - a tan gotcha with pearl highlights, a small crab and an unweighted shrimp variation of a steelhead fly I designed to trick shallow water tailers without spooking them... the above list is plenty and includes a bunch of stuff for clousers and deceivers just in case.

For other species you'd need more stuff

Good luck Josko
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