Rod Hamilton, author of Do It Yourself Bonefishing is best known for his adventures on the flats chasing bonefish and permit on the fly. Though he frequents lodges and uses guides throughout the tropics every year, his true love is exploring and fishing on his own. As he has learned over the last twenty years, a DIY approach is significantly different then the conventional lodge/guide experience. Through the years, he has developed and tested what he considers the 15 most productive bonefish patterns for fly fishing the flats DIY style.
This 15 Piece Fly Collection also comes with a small fly box.
Hamilton’s Orange Bearded Mantis Shrimp
Hamilton’s Orange Butt Bunny
Hamilton’s Orange Leg Bunny Butt
Hamilton’s Pink Puff – Bead Chain
Hamilton’s Pink Puff – Black Eye
Hamilton’s Silly Leg Gotcha
Hamilton’s Tailer’s Beware
Hamilton’s Tan Rubber Leg Gotcha
Raghead Crab – Olive
Raghead Crab – Tan
Bonefish Junk – Light
Don’t forget to pick up a copy of Rod’s book, Do It Yourself Bonefishing.
These 15 bonefish flies are what Rod Hamilton considers the most productive patterns for DIY Fly Fishing.
DIY bonefishing requires a different approach than the conventional lodge/guide experience.