20 Of The Hottest New Flies For 2015

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By Carter Lyles

We are totally stoked for you to see all the crazy, new, innovative flies that are out and rippin’ lips right now!

Everything from warmwater to saltwater to freshwater, we’re about to knock ‘em out. Gink and Gasoline has talked with the biggest fly manufacturers in the business and we have gotten their top selling, new, and spunky flies for late 2014-2015.

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Schmidterbug Sz. 06

Tied By: Umpqua Feather Merchants
Designed By: Brian Schmidt
Colors: Red/White, Black, Yellow, Coachdog, Baby Bass

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Bushwacker Sz 2/0

Tied By: Umpqua Feather Merchants
Designed By: Brian Hudspeth
Colors: Shad, Chart/White, Blue/White, Black/Purple, White
Extra Comments: This is a great weedless minnow pattern that has all of the right flash in it to drive fish nuts.

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Stone Daddy Sz 6,8

Tied By: Umpqua Feather Merchants
Designed By: Doug Ouellette
Colors: Amber/Orange
Extra Comments: Well… You see the damn thing. I’m not going to mimic a college football announcer and state the obvious the whole time- this thing is a fish catching machine!

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The Game Changer

Tied By: Umpqua Feather Merchants
Designed By: Blane Chocklett
Colors: Rainbow, Pearl/White
Extra Comments: You might as well just use a real minnow. Seriously. I have fished this thing and it flat out produces. If you don’t have one in your box go ahead and get fifty.

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Freaky Frog

Tied By: Umpqua Feather Merchants
Designed By: Chad Johnson
Colors: You’re lookin’ at it

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Kickin’ Clyde White

Tied By: Catch Pro Fly Fishing
Designed By: Phil Croff
Colors: White, Olive, Black
Extra Comments: This fly was designed so that when you strip it the legs open and close- just like a swimming frog. White seems to work best.

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Musky Killer

Tied By: Catch Pro Fly Fishing
Designed By: Brayden
Colors: Chartreuse/Black, Red/White, Black/Blue, Firetiger
Extra Comments: You should know this already, shouldn’t you? There’s just something about that firetiger…

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The Clodhopper

Tied By: Catch Pro Fly Fishing
Designed By: Eric BeeBe
Colors: Tan, Purple, Red, Pink Peach, Green
Extra Comments: The cool thing about this fly is that it lands face up on the water 100% of the time.

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McLuvin Rust

Tied By: Catch Pro Fly Fishing
Designed By: McTage
Colors: Rust, Olive
Extra Comments: Catch Pro Fly Fishing says that this is one of their most successful on the water carp flies.

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The Carp Dragon

Tied By: Catch Pro Fly Fishing
Designed By: Adam Hope
Colors: Olive

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Fleeing Crab Sz 1

Tied By: Enrico Puglisi Flies
Designed By: Enrico Puglisi
Colors: Olive, Sand, Tan
Extra Comments: Do you see the little fiber legs coming off of the crab? And you have to see this thing in the other two colors! Permit and bones beware!

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Ascension Bay Mantis Sz 1

Tied By: Enrico Puglisi Flies
Designed By: Enrico Puglisi
Colors: Ghost, Golden Sand, Olive
Extra Comments: I just bought a bunch of these. I plan on boiling them. And eating them myself…

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Rattle Everglades Special #3/0

Tied By: Enrico Puglisi Flies
Designed By: Enrico Puglisi
Colors: You’re lookin’ at it
Extra Comments: This is a killer tarpon fly not only in the Everglades, but also all over the waters that hold the silver king. It is also slays some snook and reds!

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Tarpon SP Bunny Sz 2/0

Tied By: Enrico Puglisi Flies
Designed By: Enrico Puglisi
Colors: Black/Purple, Chartreuse/Yellow, Blue/Purple
Extra Comments: Easily one of the best tarpon flies on the market right now. I have tested this thing out and the movement is in-freaking-credible.

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Mole Crab Sand #1

Tied By: Enrico Puglisi
Designed By: Enrico Puglisi
Colors: Tan, Sand, Olive
Extra Comments: The best flies are the ones that are simple and effective. This fly has all of the capabilities to shred some bonefish.

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Trina’s Carnage Hopper

Tied By: Montana Fly Company
Designed By: Adam Trina
Colors: Olive, Tan, Yellow

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Coffey’s Sparkle Minnow Black Light

Tied By: Montana Fly Company
Designed By: Greg Coffey
Colors: JJ, Chartreuse, Sculpin, Royal Oil, Black Light, Pearl Gold, Brown, Peacock, Light Olive, Hot Pink
Extra Comments: This is a wooly bugger on steroids. Montana Fly Company recommends the purple/black color (pictured).

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Jake’s No Sink CDC Caddis Tan

Tied By: Montana Fly Company
Designed By: Jake Chutz
Colors: Tan
Extra Comments: Dammit, why didn’t I think of this?

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Jake’s Gulp Beetle Peacock Black

Tied By: Montana Fly Company
Designed By: Jake Chutz
Colors: Peacock Black

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Ratliff’s Fiddlestick Crab

Tied By: Ron Ratliff
Designed By: Ron Ratliff
Colors: Olive, Tan, Purple
Extra Comments: This fly was the overall winner of our Facebook Fall Fly Tying Competition. This is the single best crab fly I have ever laid eyes on. Love at first sight.

 

Carter Lyles
Gink & Gasoline
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5 thoughts on “20 Of The Hottest New Flies For 2015

  1. These are all grea patterns. Gotta say I love the gamechanger. It’s already produced some killer bass for me this past spring/summer. That fiddlesticks crab is ridiculous. I’m gonna need a 12 pack of those along with some of those car dragons!

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