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The "GT" or Giant Whistler fly is a big whistler style fly with oversize eyes - excellent for all kinds of big predator species. This is a serious fly for seriously tough fish - we like this kind of pattern for Giant Trevally and other bruiser reef dwellers, Barracuda, Northern Pike, and even jungle tarpon in dark river water. The eyes on this fly make a rattling sound for added attraction, and big #6/0 hooks are strong enough to hold massive fish - think PNG Black Bass!
COLORS: SIZE: 6/0 $10.95/ea GT Whistler #6/0 "Red Death" Add to Cart GT Whistler #6/0 Hot Pink/White Add to Cart GT Whistler #6/0 Blurple (Black/Purple) Temporarily out of stock
These #6/0 Giant Whistler flies are a bit over 6 inches long (16 cm). A basic materials list for tying the Giant Whistler flies as pictured above includes Gamakatsu Offshore "4XS" hooks #6/0, with strung saddle hackle feathers for the tail. Flash is dyed pearl Flashabou in matching colors. Thread is flat waxed nylon in colors to match the front of the fly. Hair collar is EP "Foxy Brush" 3 inch size in desired color (grizzly red/black on the Red Death version). Eyes are size "jumbo" Bead Chain Eyes. All of these materials and more are on our "Fly Tying Materials" Catalog page - see the link at the top of this page. Tied in the USA by Justin Pribanic. Similar flies: The classic Whistler.
Note: All of the Saltwater Flies that we sell are handcrafted items - some small variations in size, color, or shape from the flies pictured here are possible. We guarantee your satisfaction with any fly purchased from us - if any fly you order from us does not meet your expectations, you may return it (unfished!) for a full refund.
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