Posts Tagged ‘intruder fly’

How to Tie an Intruder Fly

How to Tie an Intruder Fly

A sparse version of an Intruder Fly, this spider style Intruder only has one station. The single station of materials still makes use of the intruder fly mechanics to give a large profile and movement with minimal materials. Designed primarily for winter steelhead fishing, this fly could be tied unweighted and various colors to chase other species.

Emerald Shanker – by Kevin Hospodar

Emerald Shanker – by Kevin Hospodar

This has become my go to fly for Lake Erie Steelhead, a mix of a baitfish and an intruder fly. The waddington shank adds enough weight to get the fly down and it is “even weight” the keeps the fly nice and level.

Micro Intruder fly – Kevin Hospodar

Micro Intruder fly – Kevin Hospodar

A micro intruder fly may sound like an oxymoron. This is a single station version of the typically double station intruder. Utilizing minimal materials, and a waddington shank this fly can get down but still has the movement and big profile like the larger similar patterns.

Orange Heron Intruder Fly

Orange Heron Intruder Fly

A variation of the Orange Heron spey fly and the Intruder. Tied on a 45mm waddington shank, this is an unweighted fly to be swung for Steelhead.

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