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roadkill coastal fly

Post by fishndad » Thu Dec 13, 2007 11:51 am

I was at Seadrift last month, and the guide was using a fly called a "roadkill"...that was the name of the fly, not the material used. Wish I would have kept one since I've had no luck finding an example. Any thoughts? This fly has apparently been quite effective on both specks and reds.

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Post by Ron Mc » Thu Dec 13, 2007 4:19 pm

no, but here's the place to ask or search
http://www.texaskayakfisherman.com/foru ... m.php?f=20
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Post by portalto » Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:34 pm

I believe the pattern can be found in the book Texas Saltwater classics by Greg Berlocher.

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Post by mickmcco » Thu Dec 13, 2007 5:58 pm

Portalto is correct -- it's in Greg Berlocher's book. It's called a Bead Eye Roadkill and is tied by Mark Petrie. The fly looks like a Seaducer with black bead chain eyes up front. It's picture in yellow olive, tied with grizzly olive feathers, though it can be tied in other colors.
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Post by fishndad » Fri Dec 14, 2007 3:24 pm

Thanks! I looked in Texas Saltwater Classics previously and must have overlooked it. Looking forward to tying a few. The fly I saw last month was in brown/tan hues.

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Post by Hook'em » Wed Dec 19, 2007 10:49 am

fishndad wrote:Thanks! I looked in Texas Saltwater Classics previously and must have overlooked it. Looking forward to tying a few. The fly I saw last month was in brown/tan hues.
The one I saw last month was more grey/olive. :wink:

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