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RTF 09-09-2002 05:21 AM

Rtf's Attention Getter
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Tested this out yesterday and boy did it get a lot of attention. Caught the most fish on this fly. Caught smallmouth bass and bluegill on this fly. I will try this pattern on trout also when I get the chance.

Hook: Streamer
Thread: 3/0 Black
Tail: Mallard
Body: Deer Hair

Krystal silver flash is tied under, secured behind eyelet.

Dble Haul 09-09-2002 08:15 AM

That is a very well named fly. Looks great! :)

John Desjardins 09-09-2002 09:07 AM

Rtf, That looks like a real nice fly. The ant does as well. The "newbie" in your signature will have to be dropped if you keep this up. ;)

Adrian 09-10-2002 04:37 AM

I agree - with a creative tying standard like this, the newbie just don't cut it anymore.

Nice job RT - keep it up.

My first impression ofg the attention getter was - wow, elk hair caddis on steroids :D

The flash in the wing would make this an interesting fly to try on Mr Trout one dark evening when they're hitting sedge ;)

RTF 09-10-2002 04:46 AM

Thank you fellow fly fisherman. Believe it or not last night I caught a 4" Largemouth bass on this fly. I think the fly weighed more then him :chuckle:

As far as being a newbie, I have only been into the flyfishing scene for little over a whole month. Never touched a fly rod or fly until then. As soon as I can start catching trout on my own flies, then I think we can change the newbie sig .

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