Mackerel Candy, from Wolfgang Porte'
Thread: Fine Monofilament
Body: Light blue sparkle fiber topped with
Pearl green Angel Hair, dark blue Kinky fiber
on top of that and finally baitfish colored
(dark) Angel Hair . Use small amount of each
Tail: Blue/white bar-dyed Zonker strip over a
thin layer of stiff Pearlescent/white Fiber (to
1. Tie in the materials indicated above as described.
2. Cover the body with E-Z shape sparkle body and let it dry.
3. Affix eyes and mark gills.
4. When dry, cover body with 30 minute epoxy.
Bob Popovics's SURF CANDY has proven over many years to be a very effective
saltwater fly. Stripers, Blues and Albies find it irresistible. The above is my version of
the Mackerel Candy.