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How to Tie: The Twisted Fly’s Tikka

Difficulty: easy

25% difficulty

Time: 5-10 minutes

37% timely

Cost: average

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Imitates: pilchard/whitebait/medium baitfish

Target species: tarpon, snook, redfish, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, peacock bass, seatrout, jack crevalle

Where to fish: backcountry, intracoastal/inland bays and waterways, warmwater lakes/ponds/rivers/canals, surf

Notes: Tie the rabbit strip in fur side down so ambush predators looking up see more movement

About the fly:

The Tikka by Mike Verniolle of The Twisted Fly is very “snooky”. White, with great profile and movement we have confidence tossing this fly in any backcountry snook situation.

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