Rob Crandall’s Devils Candy

Rob Crandall’s Devils Candy

Local Steelhead Guru and guide, Rob Crandall shares his "Devils Candy" winter pattern.

Rob Crandall’s Devils Candy


Materials

Shank: Aqua Flies Return Eye Shank 27mm
Wire: Senyo’s Intruder Wire
Hook: #2 Gamakatsu Octopus
Eyes: Dazel Eyes 5/32 Black
Butt: Marabou, Black
Rear Flash: Flashabou, Opal, Fuchsia, Blue, and Copper
Body: Lite-Brite, Black
Shoulder: Black Arctic Fox
Front Hackle: Red Guinea and Black Marabou
Flash: Flashabou, Opal, Fuchsia, Blue, and Copper

 

Tying Instructions

 

Start by attaching the intruder wire and lead eyes to the shank.

 

At the butt of the fly attach a couple stacks of Marabou to form the rear stage of the fly.

 

Place a few pieces of flashabou on both sides of the marabou.

 

For the body place the lite-brite in a dubbing loop and wrap it up the shank.

 

Place another dubbing loop with the arctic fox right in front of the Lite-brite to form the shoulder.

 

Then put a few turns of red guinea in front of the fox followed by a few turns of black marabou.

 

Attach a few pieces of each color of flashabou around the fly.

 

Whip finish, glue and it’s ready to fish.