Recently I went back to one of my favourite spots. Unfortunately the tide was lower than I would have liked and as being near low was pretty murky. I was not feeling confident about the fishing but threw in some pilchard and had a go.
I remember reading an article by Craig Worthington called fishing in the muck where he used bright flies in murky water so I tied on a nuclear chicken Clouser. This proved to be quite successful as I managed to walk away with 6 small snapper. No keepers but certainly saved the day. Now I need to try this colour combo on clear water and see what results I get.
I will also be experimenting with other fly types in this colour combo e.g. Interceptors, Deceivers and Half n half's.
Nuclear chicken Clouser
Hook: Size 2-1
Dumbbell: Small on size 2 or med size 1
Wing: Pink over chart buck tail and Krystal flash