STEELHEAD GO BIG MENTALITY

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  1. Beachmen

    Beachmen Active Member

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    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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    Very nice!
     
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    Yes. Yes, they are big. Look tasty.
     
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  4. Jamie Wilson

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    look fishy to me
     
  5. Jamie Wilson

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

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    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.
     
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    Nice lures.
    Jack
     
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    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

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    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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