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Edition: August 2020
Written by: Jerry Coviello
Photographed By: Jerry Coviello
Creator: Jack Gartside
Tier: Jerry Coviello
The Gurgler was created by the late Jack Gartside to fish for Stripers as a top water fly. Simple and easy to tie. The fly lip extends past the hook eye to help push and pop the water on the surface. We can scale it down for bass and panfish.
Hook: 2XL Nymph hook (but any hook can be used)
Thread: Color to match foam 6/0
Tail: Bucktail or Calf tail any color, you can even add Krystal Flash to the tail
Legs: Rubber Legs or palmer rib a hackle through the body
Body: Dubbing, chenille, Braided Ribbon use your imagination
Over Body: 2 mm foam. And add a second layer for easy to see sight
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