Burk's Aggravator

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Burk's Aggravator, Hare's Ear
Burk's Aggravator
Tying Instructions
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Notes:
Andy BurkAndy Burk, a central sierran flyfishing guide, designed this fly originally for smallmouth bass. Yet, it has also been very effective for a number of other species including largemouth, steelhead, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout, brook trout, salmon and even panfish.  The pattern is basically a composite of a Nymph and Marabou Streamer with Rubberlegs thrown in. It could represent a damsel nymph, a stonefly, a minnow, or a crawdad. Lot's of action, a pure attractor streamer. Some have even adapted the pattern to be articulated. To fish the Aggravator in fast moving water an angler can either dead drift the fly through a fishy looking run or riffle or strip it actively against the current to try and get a reaction strike. In stillwater, a sinking fly line will get the fly to the big fish while the waving marabou tail and wiggly silicone legs should put any fish in the vicinity into a feeding frenzy. Andy has tied these in variations of black, olive and Prince Nymph.

Variations:

Burk's Aggravator, Black
Burk's Aggravator, Black
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Burk's Aggravator, Olive
Burk's Aggravator, Olive
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Burk's Aggravator, Prince Nymph
Burk's Aggravator, Prince Nymph
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