Arek Kubale


Articles by Arek Kubale:

Red-Nosed Tarpon Bunny

Posted on: 15 Dec 2021

The classic Tarpon Bunny is one of the most effective big-fish flies to ever splash down on the flats. The rabbit fur fibers that comprise the bulk of the fly are delicate and soft, which means this tarpon treat has sinuous, snake-like action on the strip, and plenty of pulsing [...]



Del’s Merkin Permit Fly

Posted on: 26 Aug 2021

This pattern goes by several different names—Del’s Merkin Crab or Del Brown’s Permit Fly, to name a few. Semantic differences aside, three things are certain—it was invented by Del Brown, it resembles a merkin crab, and it is one of the best permit flies ever invented. But why is it [...]