United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

Albie Anchovy

Dave Porecca

Hook: Size 2
Thread: Olive Ultra 140
Tail: Three brown saddles tied flat wing style
Body: Silver body braid
Wing: Blended bucktail (olive, white, brown)
Throat: Guinea hen, chart (optional)
Eyes: 2 Jungle Cocks or substitute

Little anchovies start showing up in numbers in
late August/early September when we start seeing
False Albacore (little tunny.) No coincidence! My
“Albie Anchovy” is designed for albie fishing: it’s
easy to tie and easy to cast. It’s a sweet fly and it