United Fly Tyers of Rhode Island, Inc.

Polar Bait Fish

Tied by John McCall

Hook: Eagle Claw 254, #1 
Thread: Clear mono 
Belly: White Polar Fiber 
Back: Chartreuse Polar Fiber 
Flash: Flashabou (silver or pearl) 
Eyes: 3D prism 
Gills: (optional) Red Crystal Flash
Head: Softex

Note: A black marker can be used to add barring on flies back.

Polar Fiber, while similar to craft fur, is a material with a more subtle life like action. This fly uses the HI-Tie style. It can be used to imitate many small bait fish key foods for stripers albies, bonitos and small blue fin.