STEELHEAD GO BIG MENTALITY

Discussion in 'Fly Tying' started by Beachmen, Feb 1, 2014.

  1. Beachmen

    Beachmen Active Member

    here is some stuff i have been tying up with the Barred Rhea from Fish Hunter on 55mm shanks. thinking go big or go home mentality today. what do all of you think?
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  2. Tacoma Red

    Tacoma Red Active Member

    Very nice!
     
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  3. Rob Ast

    Rob Ast Active Member

    Yes. Yes, they are big. Look tasty.
     
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  4. Jamie Wilson

    Jamie Wilson Active Member

    look fishy to me
     
  5. Jamie Wilson

    Jamie Wilson Active Member

    do you all leave room on the back to change out the stinger when needed?
     
  6. Beachmen

    Beachmen Active Member

    I do. I use wire so that it stays up. And I also pick a hook size to stay with for the pattern. I leave it just long enough to replace the hook if I need to.
     
  7. Jack Devlin

    Jack Devlin Active Member

    Nice lures.
    Jack
     
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  8. Jamie Wilson

    Jamie Wilson Active Member

    Do you think the extended stinger hooks the fish too deep? I have heard this but have no experience to say either way
     
  9. Beachmen

    Beachmen Active Member

    its rare for that to happen for me. 90% of the time mine are right in the corner of the mouth. i always put my stingers hook up for swing flies.
     
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