A few months ago Jimmy Eagelton introduced me to a pattern that produced quite a few silver kob (Argyrosomus inodorus) for him on the West Coast. He tied the fly specifically to be fished tight against rocky substrate where the kob were holding, without getting snagged. The drop-shot fraternity on the West Coast and their [...]


Jimmy Eagleton is the sand shark king.  His flies have evolved over years and years, however the first fly he gave me years ago has been my go-to fly for a long time.  It doesn't really have a name from its owner, but its aggressive and grizzly and furry, so Raccoon it shall be. Jimmys [...]

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