Here is a pretty traditional saltwater / flats pattern that has been a must have for casting to bonefish over the last few years. Now it’s been adapted to stalk steelhead. So what’s changed? Not much except that swannundaze is used on the body rather than a pearlescent material. So are steelhead taking these as eggs or shrimp? Either way, It’s worth a try.
Steelhead Crazy Charlie tied by Steve Burke
Hook: Mustad 34007
Body: Clear or Pink Swannundaze or Edge Brite over Fluorescent Red Yarn
Wing: Fluorescent Pink Calftail or Sub Over Pearl Flashabou Tied on Underside of Hook like Throat
Eyes: Silver Bead Chain