This fly has been catching a broad variety of saltwater gamefish for years. Tie the bucktail receiver fly salt water sportsman. However, it works great on large i mean jurassic trout, smallmouth and largemoth bass. If you are using a quicker retrieve, the btd s rear portion moves like a fish s tail as the fly swims through the water. In this video, tim flagler of tightline productions offers his simple version of leftys original, with no eyes and just a few materials. This one caught our eye because it suits our style of tying. Unquestionably the most famous and ubiquitous saltwater fly pattern in history. I use two main flies lefty krehs deceiver and norm zeiglers schminnow and have caught scads of fish on sizes 1, 2 and 4. Post jobs, find pros, and collaborate commissionfree in our professional marketplace. Its really too bad, because the fly tyers in the video are obviously knowledgeable and very experienced. Lefty kreh developed the fly in the 1950s and since then deceivers have caught fish all over the world. Show hide lefty s deceiver transcript lefty s deceiver was created by lefty kreh in the 1950s and since that time has been a staple in saltwater fly fishing. See more ideas about fly tying, saltwater flies and fly fishing.
White is shown above the chartreusewhite is pictured below. Need help tying deceiver beginners corner fly tying. The video was shot by tightline productions, a fullservice video production company located in new jersey. The global flyfisher does not make any money from these links or purchases. He wanted a fly that was easy to cast, didnt foul, looked like a baitfish and had great action in the water. May 03, 2018 while a bit more complex in its tying process than some other streamers weve put together, the extra steps are worth it and they produce a pattern that fish just slam. Need help tying deceiver posted in beginners corner. Leftys deceiver lefty kreh, the creator of this fly, is one the most recognized fly fishermen in the world. Can be used for busting striped bass, rolling tarpon or thrown to big blue water species as well. Lefty kreh deceiver saltwater fly tying the lefty kreh deceiver saltwater fly pattern best known as leftys deceiver the lefty kreh deceiver saltwater fly is perhaps the best known and most popular of all the saltwater fly patterns. Please notice that some of the links in the video descriptions may be affiliate, which means that they can link to web shops, which pay the video producer a commission also known as affiliate revenue when a viewer clicks a link and buys a product.
Many more deceiver variations available for viewing at your flies history. I normal tie size 12 or smaller trout flies so this guy was really different for me. This pattern has taken so many different species of fish that it is impossible to list them all here. Im a rod and reel guy making flies to use as streamers lefty s deceiver a popular choice, and i think im getting betteryellow saddle, white bucktail belly, olive wing and peacock herl on top. That is, it can be an inch long or 14 inches long and can be of any combination of colors to suit the fly fisherman or the fish. It is a baitfish imitation that is tied in many different colors and variations. Lefty tied the first deceiver during the late 1950s.
Stepbystep tying instructions print instructions fish pics. One of the most popular saltwater deceivers ever made, lefty s deceiver is a devastating addition to any fly box. Leftys deceiver saltwater streamer baitfish fly tying. The deceiver may be one of the most popular streamers for both freshwater and saltwater fish. Essentially a weighted leftys deceiver, the basic tying method for this great, time tested fly pattern remains the same with the only exception being that the traditional thread head and paintedstickon eyes are replaced by the baitfish head and living eyes. While a bit more complex in its tying process than some other streamers weve put together, the extra steps are worth it and they produce a pattern that fish just slam. Leftys deceiver is an artificial fly commonly categorized as a streamer fly which. See more ideas about australian bass, saltwater flies, fly fishing gear. Get your kindle here, or download a free kindle reading app.
Lefty was a great inspiration for me and thousands of other fly fishermen. The deceiver s profile matches so many baitfish and every saltwater fly box needs both sizes and all colors or its not complete. Jan 19, 2014 possibly the most important minnow pattern for saltwater fly fishing ever devised. The lefty s deceiver works equally well for freshwater predators of any species. He has spent a lifetime traveling around the globe to fish, promote, and educating people on our great sport. Both segments are filmed such that you see the fly and what. You will find a great collection of streamers, bass flies and saltwater patterns to choose from. The lefty s deceiver is a type of fly design, not a specific pattern. Tim flagler of tightline productions shows us how its done. How to tie the leftys deceiver for fly fishing fishing.
Here, jared ties the lefty s deceiver in blurple black and purple which is the most productive color combination for targeting fish at night. See all 2 formats and editions hide other formats and editions. The deceiver introduced a distinct style of tying in the late 1950s and addressed a common problem. The deceiver is more time consuming at the vise, but a classic that almost always produces in darker colors. Lefty kreh deceiver saltwater fly leftys deceiver red and black shark fly version size 40 well dressed to swim near the surface after sharks have followed the berley trail to the boat. Lefty describes the deceiver as a tying method rather than a specific fly pattern. The fishskull baitfish head compliments the general baitfish profile, simple design, and e. Extreme deceiver maximum deceiver fly instructions. Tried a leftys deceiver and input or suggestions is greatly appreciated.
Lefty s deceiver has been an incredibly successful all purpose fly. Fishskull deceiver fly tying instructions flymen fishing. Leftys deceiver streamer and saltwater fly tying youtube. Nov 02, 2011 in this video, tim flagler of tightline productions offers his simple version of leftys original, with no eyes and just a few materials. Saltwater streamer fly tying lefty deceiver fly by ruben martin duration. Lefty s deceiver lefty s deceiver, released 25 december 2017 1.
Massive streamers dont have to mean sore shoulders from casting all day. Fishmask double deceiver a fly designed to draw out the big predatory fish. A real step forward from the jody grind s first cd. Other fly tyers have added many variations since then. This particular variation is the all white variant despite having black ostrich top and red threadwere confused about this too. The fly features 3d hard prismatic eyes and peacock herl topping increase appeal. The ipad games chuckin bugs 101 and olive the woolly. Learn to tie a fly fishing fly with step by step instructions. The original modern saltwater streamer designed by lefty kreh, the leading guru of modern saltwater fly fishing. Leftys deceiver is lefty krehs famous design, created in the late 1950s when striped. So i just tied my first deceiver and tried to follow the youtube video of lefty tying it. This large variation of the double deceiver streamer is kept light and easy to cast with the combination of. Tying the lefty s deceiver a classic baitfish pattern and goto pattern in saltwater.
The deceiver is arguably the best known saltwater fly pattern in the world and in 1991 the u. Lefty kreh deceiver saltwater fly is perhaps the best known and most popular of all the saltwater fly patterns. When you put them together in a single pattern, they are greater than the sum of their parts. Beginners leftys deceiver again posted in beginners corner. Beginners masterclass with tim flagler mastering the. The leftys deceiver is an artificial fly streamer pattern used in fly fishing for freshwater and saltwater species. The concept for the creation of this pattern was the brainchild of lefty kreh, arguably the most famous ambassador of fly fishing, tying and casting alive today. For instance, leftys trick of rolling saddle hackles into a bunch makes them easier to work with. Tim flagler ties one of the most popular saltwater streamers of all time, the leftys deceiver. Leftys deceiver and the clouser minnow are great flies. Quite a few tips on how to really tie a lefty s deceiver.
The versatile leftys deceiver by captain gene quigley. How to tie leftys deceiver fly trident fly fishing. The lefty s deceiver is an artificial fly streamer pattern used in fly fishing for freshwater and saltwater species. There are several good vids out there on tying leftys deceiver. Fly tying bench soft hackle deceiver on the fly jack gartside is one of the most innovative fly tyers and his flies all seem to have a simple but elegant beauty. The deceiver is probably one of the worlds most famous saltwater flies, developed by the master fly caster, fly tier and writer, lefty kreh who died just a w. This color works very well for many saltwater fish in sizes 10 to 30. Tied in an all white pattern, it is a favorite of mark hays as well. May add eyes, but the blue fish will destory it anyway at least.
Only the clouser can compare in impact to the sport. Because it s made entirely from bucktail, it has an action that many of today s patterns dont. This leftys deceiver video includes detailed flytying instructions. This is a great fly for saltwater applications, but also can be used for larger freshwater fish like bass, salmon, or pike. This is a larger version of the baitfish pattern used around the world. If you like fishing halfandhalfs or ever wished for a heavier deceiver, then the fish skull deceiver now gives you another option. While they arent the most easy to tie, they arent difficult either, and they really do catch fish. Feb 22, 2018 a fly designed to draw out the big predatory fish. No article on the saltwater classic patterns could be complete without a long low bow to leftys deceiver.
Here, jared ties the leftys deceiver in blurple black and purple which is the most productive color combination for targeting fish at night. Its originator, lefty kreh, is the forefather of saltwater flyfishing and one of the greatest authorities to date on the sport. Lefty kreh s brain child has taken the saltwater flyfishing world by storm. Speaking of lefty kreh, his venerable classic ended up on a u. The camera gear i use for making my videos affiliate links.
The deceiver fly is t ied in the popular lefty s deceiver style of tying. Murray cod, fly tying video rattling deceiver kaos. The deceiver is probably one of the worlds most famous saltwater flies, developed by the master fly caster, fly tier and writer, lefty kreh who died just a week ago. Learn to tie many great flies in the orvis flytying video library. I tie them in many sizes and colors, and my favorite is tied in a firetiger color scheme. This large variation of the double deceiver streamer is kept light and easy to cast with the combination of fishskull faux bucktail, which sheds water, and body tubing, which helps create the il. It also shows how to tie two specific types of flies leftys deceiver and the clouser minnow. Materials and color schemes may be substituted to match local bait variations or artistic flare. Tied in an all white pattern, it is a favorite of mark hays as well as myself and several other members who have fished it. The original fly was tied to resemble smelt, a common striped bass forage.
The deceivers profile matches so many baitfish and every saltwater fly box needs both sizes and all colors or its not complete. This pattern can be tied in a multitude of colors to imitate a variety of bait. Leftys deceiver, from page rogers saltwater classics series. Corey p shows us the stepbystep construction of this highly effective saltwater fly pattern. Detailed instructions for tying a leftys deceiver fly. The leftys deceiver is a type of fly design, not a specific pattern. Take your time on the retrieve and allow the water to flow in and out of the bucktail tips. Price new from used from audio cd, february 18, 1997 please retry.
Here is a pattern that devin olsen created for the euro nymphcompetition. Kelly hogan s vocals are powerful and always full of exactly the right feeling for the song she s singing. At that time, it was normal to tie in the hackle tails at the front of the hook. Lefty s deceiver fly pattern collection by toflyfish. Learn to tie many great flies in the orvis fly tying video library.
Nov 10, 2012 tying leftys deceiver lefty s deceiver saltwater streamer baitfish fly tying instructions and directions. This lefty s deceiver video includes detailed fly tying instructions. Lefty krehs brain child has taken the saltwater flyfishing world by storm. As usual, there are a couple of neat tying tricks on display that you can use for tying all such patterns. With over 40,000 copies in print, leftys updated and indispensable classic is now. The best way to me to make a clouser minnow i used for saltwater and freshwater is the best fly i have fly fishing video channel. The second half of the video is bob showing how to tie the minnow and lefty showing the deceiver. You can make it of natural or synthetic materials, or as i often do, use a combination of both. The deceiver style of fly as originally designed by lefty kreh is one of the worlds most popular saltwater flies, and for good reason. The deceiver style of fly as originally designed by lefty kreh is one of the world s most popular saltwater flies, and for good reason. It kind of reminds me of my grandmothers cooking recipes add a little of this and let it cook for a while. Stepbystep fly tying instructions fishskull deceiver created by martin bawden.
Youll love driving at night, 3rd of july, and circle. Detailed instructions on how to tie a lefty s deceiver fly. Lefty s deceiver has the advantage of being a large profile fly, withouth the wind resistance of most such large flies. Simply the best place to go for online fly fishing and fly tying. Leftys deceiver may be the most effective fly pattern ever. Can be used for busting striped bass or thrown to big blue water species as well. Although fairly simple to tie, there are a few spots that even seasoned tiers have trouble with. Throwing a deciever against the bank and retrieving it in short dancing pulls just 3 inches under the water is dynamite for shallow water bass. It also shows how to tie two specific types of flies lefty s deceiver and the clouser minnow. As you can see from the illustration, the only real difference between it and the original soft hackle deceiver is in the addition of the eyes, which, in the opinion of many anglers, may make it more attractive to the fish. Tom rosenbauer shows how to tie leftys deceiver which is a proven and deadly. In the water its sleek, shiny and seductive to predators targeting baitfish. The pattern was authored by lefty kreh in the 1950s, and here flagler ties it on a typical saltwater streamer hook, a 20 mustad 34007 stainless.
Jan 11, 2012 detailed instructions for tying a lefty s deceiver fly. This allows for modifications in color, size and materials. Select some bucktail, depending on how long you want the pattern to be, and attach it to the hook with three loose turns just before the bend. Cod deceiver is made up of multiple materials also tied on a 50 owner hook and may even have tied to the shank of the hook a rattle collar. Stream adfree or purchase cds and mp3s now on amazon. Jun 21, 2016 page 1 of 6 leftys deceiver best saltwater fly pattern.
However, in general it presents the information in a very disorganized and incomplete manner. Sep 20, 2017 oh yeah, he also developed leftys deceiver, the best fly pattern ever devised. Bernard lefty kreh was an american fly fisherman, photographer and fly casting instructor. Lefty s deceiver style streamer fly merrimack river flies sells quality, handtied flies on mustad 2x strong saltwater hooks. The lefty s deceiver works equally well for freshwater predators of. Im not crazy about the video because he isnt very clear about portions and things like that. Throwing a deciever against the bank and retrieving it in short dancing pulls just 3 inches under the water is dynamite for shallow water. It can be used to catch a huge range of fish species. Lefty designed this fly back in the 1950s for saltwater applications. Tips for tying lefty s deceiver fly including a materials list, instructional video, and much more. Browse through the patterns, click to view the video, the corresponding recipe and get started tying.
You can support the global flyfisher directly here, if you feel like it. Docsflies lefty krehs deceiver tying flies since 1988. Bernard lefty kreh is a well known american fly angler, photographer and instructor living in maryland, in the united states. Let the weight of the bobbin hold it in place on top of the shank. The deceiver has also evolved into numerous variations to suit different game fish and fishing locations since its original design. The fly was originated by fly angler and author lefty kreh in the chesapeake bay for striped bass. Leftys favorite deceiver colors are chartreusewhite and yellowchartreuse.
I also felt that the video itself was way too short. Lefty kreh, the creator of this fly, is one the most recognized fly fishermen in the world. Detailed instructions for tying a lefty s deceiver fly. This collection of streamer, bass fly and saltwater fly tying videos included detailed, easy to follow tying instructions, helpful tips and techniques.1262 540 1154 663 474 585 978 1029 1439 1350 48 1565 273 838 1616 800 441 1384 1584 1168 938 322 1128 333 839 797 1242 1459 1025 741 429 1438 550 894 810 1 1063