The Rabbit Zonker
The first and most popular Rabbit Zonker was created by Dan Byford. This fly has evolved and spun off in many different directions but the classic still holds strong for me. With the hidden lead wire, this fly gets to depth quickly and can be adjusted based on the water type you are fishing. The Mylar underbelly imitates a baitfish belly perfectly and the rabbit strip over top creates a great two-tone contrast as well as excellent movement in the water. This fly will fish in many, many, different conditions and for just as many species of fish.
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The EP Bay Anchovy is a great small baitfish pattern for Snook, Tarpon, Tuna and Stripers! It can be tied in several color variations with Olive, Chartreuse, Minnow and Tan being the most popular colors. Enrico ties this fly in one size….a #1/0. He has found that this is the best hook size for the profile & size of the fly. This is a great pattern and pretty straight forward to tie!!
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