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Old 01-17-2005, 01:26 PM
csherm csherm is offline
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Tailing Mayflies

Anyone have advice to offer on tailing mayflies?

I've been tying a lot of comparaduns recently, 12-14 March Browns down to 18-20 olives. I've been tailing them two ways: sparsely with synthetic tails (2-4 tails), or somwhat thick (~15 hairs) of with the same deerhair I used for the wing. I imagine the later could double as regular tails or a shuck.

Well I haven't had the chance to fish any of these creations yet, and was wondering if any of the experienced fisherman have some real life experience they could share on tailing. What's the best materials? What's the best way to tie a shuck? What style produces more or less?

Thanks,

Sherman
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