Blane Chockletts Game Changer fly burst onto the scene last year, and then faded into obscurity. Maybe its still used in the states a lot, but not here. The main reason for this I suspect is the difficulty in tying.
I, like a lot of other people was told it was tied used Hareline Body Wrap. So I ordered stacks of the stuff and then tried and tried and tried. I couldn’t get the bloody thing right. It came out looking like a Pinterist fail. It also wouldn’t take to a marker, and came apart when tying.
So I went back to the video, and quickly spotted something. That wasn’t hardline body wrap. It was CCT fur. I ordered stacks of that and BAM. Its actually pretty easy to tie. They don’t look great after a few sessions though, so you have to constantly brush it out.
They do look amazing in the water. Better than almost any other fish fly Ive seen. It also pushes a lot of water. So I wanted to make one for Kob missions. To invert it I tied in a section of 50lb mono and used tungsten beads. You should see this thing in the water. Its almost better on the drop than the pull.