• Tweaking the Tarpon Fly [Works on Stripers and Blues Too]
“This Tarpon Streamer is almost identical to the Stu Apte Tarpon Fly. The only difference is that Bill’s version is tied farther forward on the shank. Stu’s pattern is tied more toward the bend, which leaves a bit of the shank exposed.
”The most difficult aspect of this pattern is getting the hackles to align evenly.”