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SHD

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Weird experimental bass fly that I’ve been working on for several years. The popper head is made from the cap and butt end of a “prime time little cigar” from my local hood mart. The cap has about a half dozen or so small glass beads in it for rattle action. Lots of thread and cinch wraps to secure the popper head to the upside down worm hook or whatever it’s called.
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Hoping try this thing out this week on a floater as a surface popper and a sinking line as a slider hybrid thingy. Based on earlier experiments this should walk the dog pretty well with a loop knot.
 

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Norm Frechette

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Moose Wing Paddy Francis

Category - Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Body - Deer hair trimmed short cigar shaped
Wing - Moose body hair
 

ScottP

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Reece’s Surface Assassin (variation)

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Bob Reece’s hacklestacker attractor; appears to share genetic code on the front end with the Morrish May Day. Made a few minor changes to the original, mostly due to availability of materials; doubtful that the fish will care. Here’s the SBS if you’re interested.

hook - WFC Model 28 #12
thread - MFC 6/0 purple
underbody - holo tinsel purple
abdomen - micro tubing clear
wing - Congo Hair shiner tan
thorax - Prism dubbing purple
head/indicator - packing foam white

Regards,
Scott
 

Norm Frechette

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Blue Finn

Category - Salmon

Hook - Gamakatsu T10-6H
Thread - Black
Tag - Oval silver tinsel
Tip - Pink uni stretch or floss
Body - Embossed silver tinsel
Wing - Yellow bucktail over red krystal flash over yellow bucktail
Hackle - Blue hen
 

ScottP

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Cheech’s Moodah Poodah

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A few minor changes since the last time I tied one; can’t believe it’s been over 5 years!

hook - WFC Model 28 #10
thread - Veevus 8/0 tan
tag - UTC 140 fluoro orange/UV resin
rib - micro tubing black
abdomen - Ice Dub hare’s ear tan
wing - deer hair bleached
head/overwing - 2mm foam tan
indicator - Parapost yarn hot orange
legs - medium rubber cornsnake

Regards,
Scott
 

Norm Frechette

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Olive Pheasant Tail Nymph with Hot Spot

Hook - Wet/nymph style
Thread - Your favorite color
Tail - Olive pheasant tail
Ribbing - Copper wire
Body - Olive pheasant tail
Hot spot - Hot orange glo brite strands
Wing case - Olive pheasant tail
Thorax - Peacock herl


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Black Martinez

Hook - Mustad 3906B
Thread - Black
Tail - Guinea hen fibers
Ribbing - Copper wire
Body - Black dubbing (original was black seal fur)
Wingcase – Insect green swiss straw or equivalent
Thorax - Black chenille
Hackle - Hungarian partridge
 

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