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"What tipped us off, was these two world traveler types stopped in the shop on their way back from the South Pacific and said, "the best billfish fly selection that they had ever seen was in Welches, Oregon."  (That was many years ago; before we tripled our selection)!
CF Baitfish, Blue/White FPF Blue Mackerel
CF Baitfish, Olive/White FPF Pink-White Mackerel
CF Baitfish, Pink/White FPF K.T.'s Squid

CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, White

FPF K.T.'s Squid Tube Fly

CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, Pink

 FPF Hot Pink-Black Mackerel Tube Fly

Pink Squid Billfish Popper

FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo

FPF Ballyhoo

FPF Mean Joe Green

FPF Bunk Rat Menhaden

FPF Master Sailfish

   
Turbo Poppin' Heads

Trey Combs Tandem Hook Rigs

Big Eye Poppin' Heads

 

Rio Tarpon Leaders Are Perfect Billfish 
Striped Marlin, Loreto Mexico, July 2003, photo by Mike Senatra. Billfish are a diverse group of saltwater fish that have long, sleek bodies, huge powerful tales, retractable fins and a raspy spike sticking out of the noses.  There are quite a wide variety of colors and sizes.  All species are most prominent in warm water Oceans.  All species possess huge quantities of stamina and physical strength.  Bill fish attract the most expensive boats to the most expensive tournaments.  Billfish can
be categorized realistically as the most elite group of sport fishes.  One of the most elite quests provided by the sport of angling, is to catch and release a  widest variety of billfish species with a fly rod under IGFA rules.  These rules state that you can tease fish within casting distance with a trolled lure but, you must cast to and hook your fish with a fly while the boat is out of gear.  Since most billfish are used to catching their prey when it is moving fast, this kind of "bait and switch" tactic takes tremendous team work between the fly fisher and the crew of the boat.  The angler needs split-second fly casting skills with specialized heavy-duty gear.  This takes practice.  Once a billfish is hooked, the angler needs to have fish fighting skills and enough stamina to wear down a fish that weighs 50-300 pounds.  Even though the tackle you are using is heavy by freshwater standards, it is still a fly rod and reel which will limit your leverage.  Maximum tippet strength allowed is 20 pound test.  If you are able to land your fish, you will know that you have earned it.  Billfish that are commonly caught with flies are: Sailfish, Striped Marlin, Blue Marlin, Black Marlin and White Marlin.  Only a hand full of anglers have caught all five species with flies.  If you are looking for the ultimate quest with a fly rod, you need look no further.

CF Baitfish, 3/0 Tandem Hooks, Blue/White
 
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743u-93 CF Baitfish, 3/0-2/0 Tandem Hooks, Blue/White 6" - 7" 3 for $20.85

CF Baitfish, 3/0 Tandem Hooks, Olive/White
 
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743v-93 CF Baitfish, 3/0-2/0 Tandem Hooks, Olive/White 6" - 7" 3 for $20.85

CF Baitfish, 3/0 Tandem Hooks, Pink/White
 
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743p-93 CF Baitfish, 3/0-2/0 Tandem Hooks, Pink/White 6" - 7" 3 for $20.85

CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, White
 
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781w-86 CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, White 8" $19.95

CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, Pink
 
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781n-86 CB Billfish Banger, Tube Fly, Pink 8" $19.95

Pink Squid Billfish Popper

They gotta' see this one if it's anywhere near 'em.  Designed by Trey combs.  Works well with Trey Combs " Tandem Hooks" (not included).
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15374 Pink Squid Billfish Popper 6" - 7" $20.95

FPF Ballyhoo
 
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24633 FPF Ballyhoo, blue/pearl/red 6/0x5/07" $27.95

FPF Bunk Rat Menhaden
 
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24634 FPF Bunk Rat Menhaden 6/0-7" $23.95

FPF Hot Fish
This flashy fly has fairly large hooks, but is easy to cast, one that you definitely need in your assortment.
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24605 FPF Hot Fish 6/0x6/0 8" $27.95

FPF Blue Mackerel
A very good fly for all species of billfish, one that you definitely need in your assortment.
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24596 FPF Blue Mackerel 6/0x5/09" $27.95

FPF Pink-White Mackerel
Blood shot and wounded, vulnerable and tasty looking. Maybe the number one pick for Sailfish.
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24628 FPF Pink-White Mackerel 6/0x5/09" $27.95

FPF K.T.'s Squid
A very good choice for throwing at sailfish that have been teased up with squid.
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24616 FPF K.T.'s Squid 6/0x5/0 7" $27.95

FPF K.T.s Squid, Lavender / Pearl 
These flies make some of the best hookless teasers we have found.  Also deadly with hooks in them.  Works well with Trey Combs " Tandem Hooks" (not included).
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24615 FPF K.T.s Fat Albert Squid, Lavender/Pearl 12 inch  tube fly $30.95

FPF Hot Pink-Black Mackerel
Another bloodshot pattern.  Very popular world wide. Works well with Trey Combs " Tandem Hooks" (not included).
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24610 FPF Hot Pink-Black Mackerel 12 inch tube fly $30.95

FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo
(Several World Records)
Another bloodshot pattern.  Very popular world wide. 
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24606 FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo Tube Fly, 9-inch 8/0 x 7/0 $27.95

FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo Tube Fly
(Several World Records) Another bloodshot pattern.  Very popular world wide. Works well with Trey Combs " Tandem Hooks" (not included).
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24607 FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo Tube Fly 10 inch 
tube fly
$27.95
24608 FPF Hot Pink Red Wahoo Tube Fly 14 inch tube fly $30.95

FPF Mean Joe Green
A great green back pattern for larger fish. Works well with Trey Combs " Tandem Hooks" (not included).
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24632 FPF Mean Joe Green 10 inch tube fly $27.95

FPF Master Sailfish
A go to fly for large sailfish.
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24623 FPF Master Sailfish 8/0 x 8/0 $48.75

Big Eye Poppin' Heads
Theses large foam popper heads can be use to tie unique flies, or may be threaded onto the leader in front of any conventional fly or tube fly.
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PH-01102 Big Eye Poppin' Heads, Pink 1-inch 2 for $7.25
PH-01101 Big Eye Poppin' Heads, Chartreuse 1-inch 2 for $7.25

Turbo Poppin' Heads
Theses large foam popper heads can be use to tie unique flies, or pushed onto the front of any conventional fly or tube fly.
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PH-02033 Turbo Poppin' Heads, Pink 1 1/8-inch 2 for $7.25
PH-02023 Turbo Poppin' Heads, Chartreuse 1 1/8-inch 2 for $7.25

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