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05-06-2002 11:50 PM
striblue It's about 5 inches... Jared. the sand eel has a white bottom so I thought I would reverse it against the usual thinking. The flash is actually somewhat at the lower middle. also... in a rip the eel turns all over the place. I am also tying this fly without flash and only a white hackle bottom. Unlike a bunker or other bait fish I like to think of the eel somewhat different. I think of flash on the eel as more of an attractor as oppose to sun reflection from the top... just my thinking.
05-06-2002 11:13 PM
fish-head Look's great , what is the overall length ? Fish-head
05-06-2002 09:50 PM
jared John --

interesting flash position. Normally it's tied as topping rather than the bottom layer....any particular reason?


--j
05-05-2002 10:42 PM
Jimmy I like it!
05-05-2002 10:09 PM
striblue
Long Hackle Sand Eel

Here is another experiment and I liked the way it came out. I took long thin hackles from my Kenny Abrames material and some green/yellow Chenille and made this clouser. I think it will work.

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