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04-25-2003 12:04 PM
striblue Jay Horton gave me the idea of getting Bulsa wood dowls so you can cut them to the shape and length you want... makes it better than buying precut Poppers....
04-25-2003 11:24 AM
pmjasper I love this fly! It looks similar to a tuna trolling lure. I could see it being used out in the deep blue depths for tuna or marlin on a heavy weight flyrod. I can't wait to try and make some myself.
04-20-2003 01:03 PM
striblue Actually John I will be making pencel poppers with this color for the sping Herring...no need to have a spreader..just the right size small popper.
04-20-2003 12:09 PM
jfbasser
Very Nice

Reminds me of that ol Gibbs Blue Mackerel color. John, have you put that big boy on a scale? Just a thought...If you put a smaller spreader toward the front can you make a pencil popper and save it for me?
04-20-2003 11:14 AM
seuss reminds me of a massive hit juro had topwater while fishing the honeyhole. scared us all...in a good way. 'twas a silly and memorable sunset of fishing.
04-12-2003 01:20 PM
striblue Yes Mark..good point..no pun intended... it is a 8/0 and the gap is a lot bigger that you thing if you held it in your hand... but maybe the safest way next time id go to a 10/0....
04-12-2003 01:16 PM
Dble Haul That's quite a mouthful!

It may be the angle of the picture, but do you have any concerns about the hook gape? It could be fine and I'm just not seeing it fully, but I'm wondering about hooking ability.

Your not gonna catch small fish with that one.
04-11-2003 09:27 PM
striblue
Kingfisher Blue Hackle Banger

Size 8/0 Trey Combs hook... white hackles at the bottom... 5 of them...... Kingfisher Blue hackle ip the sides ,8 of them and four Blue Gizzly shorter grizly on top... Inside is long bucktail and Large saltwater flashaobou extending beyond the hackles... Eye is set on Black and white edged Hen back feather.

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