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Browsing the "Lefty’s Deceiver" Tag

Saltwater fly patterns without borders

There are lots of best flies lists. But the best fly for a specific species in a particular region of the world may be useless when called upon to perform in an away game [...]

February 7, 2018 FEATURE STORY, Slide

Fly Tying: Is the Deceiver the all-time best fly?

Lefty's Deceiver, over the course of decades, has morphed many times. But it would be a rarity for a saltwater angler not to own a handful of them [...]

November 10, 2016 FEATURE STORY, Fly Tying, Slide

At The Vice With Drew Chicone: Mangrove Deceiver

When I asked Capt. Baily about developing his own patterns, he simply said, "I don't... I stick with what works, and that's a Deceiver and Seaducer." [...]

March 26, 2015 FEATURE STORY, Slide