First Belly Ache Minnow

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  1. David Prutsman

    David Prutsman All men are equal before fish

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    This is my first attempt at a Belly Ache Minnow. I still need to work on proportions a little bit, but I think it's a fish catcher. 902779_10151324918737470_1608545596_o[1].jpg
     
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  2. Shawn West

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    David...that fly looks good. I tied one up last year. The results on the water were not what I had hoped for. My rabbit strip was too long. It caused the fly to roll over onto its back. I have since shortened the tail, but have not tested it on the water. I, and maybe you too, should check it out in the sink prior to heading to the lake or river.

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  3. David Prutsman

    David Prutsman All men are equal before fish

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    Good call, Shawn. I'll probably do that before I tie up a few more.
     
  4. Matt B

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    Looks like a good dolly fly.