Maxfields Whitebait Matuka and Conversion by Robert Frandsen

Maxfields Whitebait Matuka and streamer conversion by Robert Frandsen
Maxfields Whitebait Matuka and streamer conversion by Robert Frandsen

Tied by: Robert Frandsen
Originated by: G. Rowney

Maxfields Whitebait Matuka Streamer Fly Pattern

Hook: 2xl nymph / streamer hook #4
Thread: Black 6/0
Body: Gray dubbing
Rib: Silver oval tinsel
Wing: 4 grizzly hackles tied in Matuka style
Throat: Red floss
Head: Black

Maxfields Whitebait conversion Streamer Fly Pattern

Hook: Mustad 94720 #4
Thread: Black 6/0
Body: Gray dubbing
Rib: Silver flat tinsel
Wing: 4 grizzly hackles
Shoulder: Maned goose flank (mallard sub)
Throat: Red hackle fibers
Eye: Jungle cock nail
Head: Black

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Robert FrandsenBob (Robert) Frandsen – I started fishing at a pretty early age going as a hanger on with my grandfather in my pre- school years. I began tying flies at 13 under the guidance of Lance Wedlick who was well known in Australia more as writer.
“The Blacker Compendium” | Bob Frandsen Flies
[visit Bob’s streamer page on Streamers 365]

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