Winged Charlie

Winged Charlie

This is a variation of the Crazy Charlie.


Hook # 4 or 6 (stainless steel)
Thread Personal preference
Wing Calf tail / 2 Hen Hackle’s Rubber Legs flash 2/4 strands
Body Flashabou / Gliss n Glow and monofilament 7 to 10 kg
Head Bead chain / Dumbbell epoxy

Tying Instructions

1. Dress hook, tie in eyes behind hook eye allowing enough space to tie in the wing and flash.

2. Tie in a length of monofilament and two or three strands of flashabou or Gliss n Glo of a colour of your choice at the bend above the barb.

3. Wrap the flash forward to between eyes and secure. Wrap the monofilament over the flash in the same way and tie off.

4. Tie in the Calf Tail very sparse allowing it to extend past the bend by 5 to 10 mm. Tie in the flash on top of wing. Finally add the Hackle.

5. Form a neat head with the thread and epoxy.

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