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Adams' Big Ugly

Dr. Aaron Adams, a marine biologist based in Sarasota, Florida, also happens to be an excellent angler and fly tier. His mantis shrimp pattern, Adams' Big Ugly, has caught bonefish all over the tropics. He recommends fishing it on sandy flats pockmarked with mantis shrimp holes. In tan. Sizes 2, 4.
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3 of 3(100%)reviewers would recommend this product to a friend.
Customer Reviews for Adams' Big Ugly
Review 1 for Adams' Big Ugly
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5 / 5
Absolutely Awesome.,
April 30, 2014
By: myvice2014
"I live in SW Florida, species I have targeted with this fly and caught are:
Snook, reds, sea trout, Jack and of the fresh water variety, bass.
This must be one of the most versatile and durable flies I have ever used.
Review 2 for Adams' Big Ugly
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Good fly,
August 15, 2012
By: Coldswetts
from Louisiana
"Bought this fly for a bonefishing trip to Anneagada BVI. Never got a chance to use it there butnitmworks fantastic on Redfish in my home waters of Louisiana."
Review 3 for Adams' Big Ugly
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5 / 5
5 / 5
Big Reds,
February 15, 2011
By: Homey
from Galliano, LA
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"This fly works well. The first time I tried The Big Ugly I caught reds (up to 9 lbs), speckel trout, & drum . I was fishing the #2 size fly with an 8 wt rod and flyline. I had no problem casting the fly in about a 5 mph wind. It was one fly fishing trip I shall always remember for the rest of my life.
I highly recommend this fly for all saltwater species of fish.
Thank You Mr. Adams"