Zimmerman's Backstabber - Umpqua Fly

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SKU: Ump-12584-BlkLch-Size 8


When it comes to carp flies, Jay Zimmerman's Backstabber is the gold standard. One of the first commercially produced flies designed specifically for carp, the Backstabber is a pattern that can wear many different hats. It can be fished as a leech, a small crayfish, a little baitfish, or even a large insect. Whether you're fishing the DSP or your local carp pond, Zimmerman's Backstabber is a must-have fly.

Fly Recipe

HOOK: Gamakatsu SL45 (#6 - #8)
EYES: Spirit River Dazl Eyes (1/8")
GLUE 1 (EYES): Loon Water-Based Head Cement
THREAD 1: 140 Denier Ultra Thread (Black)
THREAD 2: Semperfli 50 Denier Nano Silk (Black)
BODY: Whitlock SLF Dubbing (Hellgrammite)
WING: Marabou (Black)
COLLAR: India Hen (Olive)
GLUE 2 (THREAD): Zap-A-Gap

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