This fly using Icelandic sheep held the 20 lb class tippet world record for striped bass (36+ lbs) for many years. The newer version of flash-n-slinky (synthetic) recently took the women’s 20 lb class tippet world record for striped bass (27+ lbs).
Cowen’s Magnum Baitfish (approx 8” in length)
||Tiemco 600SP (size 4/0)
||Danville mono (size .006 fine)
||Epoxy 3-D (size #8 silver w/black pupil)
||Lead wire (size .035 wrapped around hook shank)
|| Flat body braid (pearl)
||Olive Flash-N-Slinky over lavender (bunker) or royal blue Flash-N-Slinky
over pink (herring)
||Fluoro Fibre (hot pink)
||Soft Tex used off of bend in hook to prevent fouling
NOTE: The Magnum Baitfish (bunker color) has taken two line class striped bass IGFA world records (one of which is current).
The Magnum Baitfish is available through retailers that carry flies from Umpqua Feather Merchants