Avalon Permit Fly
Designed by Mauro Ginevri for Cuban Permit. Works on big bonefish as well.
HOOK: #2 Tiemco 811S.
THREAD: Tan 140-denier UTC Ultra Thread.
EYES: Silver or gold 3 mm dumbbell eyes.
KEEL: Hard 20-pound nylon monofilament with four2.8 mm silver or stainless steel beads.
MOUTH: Arctic fox tail dyed yellow/orange (1 cm).
ANTENNAE: Black or wine Krystal Flash (7 cm).
LEGS: Two strands of medium orange, Hareline Grizzly Barred rubber (5 cm).
SHELLBACK: Two strands of Pearl Diamond Braid.
BODY: Tan marabou.
CLAWS: Two straight-cut light tan or gray Zonker strips tied delta wing (skin 2 cm, hair 4 cm).
HEAD: Fluorescent orange 210-denier UTC Ultra Thread.
See detailed information and step by step instructions at https://www.flyfisherman.com/editorial/avalon-permit-fly/151697
Here is a fun video from Gink and Gasoline on Youtube on how to tie an Avalon
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