Top 10 Flies for Bonefish

Top 10 Fly Fishing Flies for Bonefish

These flies make for the best bonefish fly patterns. No matter where we are chasing bonefish - and we do it all over the planet - these are the bonefish flies we have to have with us on the flats.

  • Gotcha

    Gotcha Best Bonefish Fly

    When we go on trips to saltwater destinations like Mexico, Belize, Honduras or the Bahamas, the one fly we make sure EVERYONE has is the Gotcha. This is a must-have.
  • Bonefish Scampi Beadchain

    Bonefish Scampi Beadchain Best Bonefish Fly

    This is an excellent bonefish fly for Belize, the Bahamas or the shallow flats of the Yucatan Peninsula.
  • Longstrip Bonefish Fly

    Pat Ehlers Long Strip Bonefish Fly

    The Long Strip Bonefish fly is designed to imitate the shrimp bonefish feed on for trips to Andros Island in the Bahamas. Big bones love them and little bones usually leave them alone. If you're hunting the big girls, this is it.
  • Clouser Foxxee Red Bonefish Minnow

    Clouser Foxxee Red Bonefish Minnow

    The Clouser Foxxee red minnow is a versatile fly for bonefish, permit, carp and even smallmouth bass.
  • Sili Legs

    Sili Legs Best Bonefish Flies

    Here’s your meat and potatoes. Designed by Barry and Cathy Beck and tied by Umpqua Feather Merchants, this bonefish fly will work anywhere you try it.
  • Ververka Mantis Shrimp

    Ververka Mantis Shrimp Best Bonefish Flies

    The Ververka Mantis Shrimp is an excellent bonefish fly but also works well for other saltwater species like permit.
  • Borski Bonefish Slider

    Borski Bonefish Slider Fly

    You’ll want the Borski Bonefish Slider in your fly box when you’re fly fishing the flats. You can also give them a try in freshwater – throw them at carp or smallmouth bass as a crayfish imitation and you’ll get bit.
  • Hot Butt Pseudo Shrimp

    Hot Butt Pseudo Shrimp Fly

    Pat Ehlers developed this fly to dominate the saltwater flats of Andros Island in the Bahamas. This will work anywhere there are bonefish and lead eyes are needed.
  • Puff Pastry

    Puff Pastry Best Bonefish Fly

    The Puff Pastry is a fantastic small shrimp imitation fly designed by Ken Morrish. This works as a great saltwater fly fishing pattern for bonefish and even carp fly fishing.
  • Bonefish JunkBonefish Junk Fly Best Bonefish Flies

    We always carry Charlie Craven’s Bonefish Junk when we go on saltwater fly fishing trips where we know there will be bonefish.
Need advice? Contact the fly shop and we’ll recommend the bonefish flies you should put in the fly box for your next trip.

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