Crazy Charlie


The Crazy Charlie Style of fly is an excellent pattern for targeting estuary species such as bream, whiting and flathead. It’s also the most famous Fly Style of bonefish pattern on the tropical flats , World Wide.

A must have pattern where every you fish.

The Crazy Charlie is a bonefish fly for saltwater fly fishing developed on Andros Island in 1977 in the Bahamas by local bonefish guide Charlie Smith and popularized by San Francisco angler Bob Nauheim. They fly was developed to imitate glass minnows (young of anchovies, genus Anchoa), a common forage for bonefish on the nearshore flats of south Florida and Caribbean islands. The Crazy Charlie has become a staple fly for bonefish and permit anglers around the globe.

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