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How to Tie the Dragon Tail Tarpon Fly

The Dragon Tail tarpon fly is a simple, effective fly originally devised for targeting tarpon along the Gulf Coast. The Dragon Tail fly has great action in the water, even with a slow retrieve, and can be tied in under 5 minutes. Here’s a tying demo using a Varivas 3/0 saltwater hook.

Materials Used

  • Varivas 3/0 saltwater hook
  • Tying thread
  • Dragon tail
  • Arctic fox fur
  • 1.5” EP practical brush
  • Adhesive
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