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California Sportfishing Protection Assoc. (CSPA)


Imagine… laying a bluegill down several feet beyond a submerged mound of egeria densa and then, as you strip the fly over the structure, you realize you just pulled the fly out of a fish's mouth, but just as you make another strip you feel the come back strike practically pull the line from your hand and the weight of a solid hook up arcs your rod.

This Just In

In the Beginning

Fly Innovation

Check out the fish gone wild on the 'Real Deal Bluegill'.

Sharing the idea

"In fall 2008, some of my best days fishing was with an 8-wt throwing the Real Deal Bluegill on an I-line."

How to Swim the Fly

Tying Instructions