How to Tie the Ray Charles Sowbug
The Ray Charles Sowbug has been around for at least a couple decades and is a staple on Western tailwaters, especially the Bighorn and the Missouri. There are tons of variations of the pattern, but all are very simple, featuring a body, a flashback, and a bright head. I found two explanations for the name: even a blind fish can see the fly because of the bright head, or even a blind fisherman could catch trout with this fly.
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