Umpqua Swimming Baitfish Shad
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The Umpqua Swimming Baitfish Shad is a fly designed to catch large predatory fish. The deer-spun head pushes water and adds buoyancy. The tail has a lifelike motion when retrieved. Available in a size 4 or 1/0, this fly targets large trout, bass, pike, musky, snook, stripers, blues, and other predatory fish. Fly fishermen targeting these species would use this fly.
- Large Eyes – These entice strikes and give predatory fish a key-in point.
- Saltwater Hook – The 1/0 hook size is saltwater safe.
- Multiple Fishing Techniques – This fly can either be fished as a diver or when wet as a streamer.