Everybody Loves Boobies!
Your Love for Boobies Just Got Supercharged!
The bubble allowed the nymph to remain on the surface while it metamorphosed into a fly insect.
Starting out on floating fly line to emulate nymphs, someone soon added larger foam boobies on sinking line to mimic baitfish.
The Booby Craze had begun!
Booby flies were so effective on trout in England, they were soon banned on many bodies of water and still are today. But they are now used around the globe for a multitude of species in both fresh and saltwater.
They are tied with marabou, flash materials, rubber legs, wire wrapped – anything you’d expect to see with a traditional fly – you’ll now see on booby flies.
Here’s a graphic on how to fish boobie correctly:
Show some big Boobies to your local fish and hang on to your rod!