Pike candy: big flies for big guys! - Fly Fishing Forum
>> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies Freshwater Bass, pike, muskie?!?

Thread Tools Search this Thread Rate Thread Display Modes
Prev Previous Post   Next Post Next
Old 01-20-2005, 10:37 PM
bd12345678 bd12345678 is offline
Fish Walloper
Join Date: Jan 2005
Location: Massachusettes
Posts: 36
Pike candy: big flies for big guys!

Alright, I've been wanting to get into flyfishing for Pike for a while. In the past I've used convential tackle with sluggo-fly hybrids, which worked well enough. However, you just can't beat using a fly rod. I'm in the process of tying up my flies as of now, as well as building an eight weight to handle the beasts. I can't wait! So, at any rate I needed to tie some larger flies as I've already started a sizable box of various deer hair/ bunny fur flies. In this case, deciever style flies took my fancy and I think they turned out well. I also threw in a picture of a large Mickey Finn. Enjoy! (Oh, and yes, I am fully aware the herl will take a beating rather quickly. There are other factors that will outweigh that though.) -Blake

From top to bottom: Traditional deceiver style, traditional style w/ the addition of oversize eyes, DNA flash and an epoxy head, and the ostrige herl/bunny version w/ oversize eyes and epoxy. These are all about 6 1/2 inches.

This is a large version of a classic; the Mickey Finn.

Last edited by bd12345678; 01-20-2005 at 10:38 PM.
Reply With Quote

Quick Reply

Register Now

In order to be able to post messages on the Fly Fishing Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.
User Name:
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.
Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.
Email Address:
Home Waters
Your home waters
Current Favorite Fly
If you only had one... (change anytime)


Human Verification

In order to verify that you are a human and not a spam bot, please enter the answer into the following box below based on the instructions contained in the graphic.

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes Rate This Thread
Rate This Thread:

Posting Rules
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Magnum Diver in Perch Coloring for Big Pike blindcurvw >> Archive: Warmwater Gamefish Flies 2 04-23-2009 10:47 AM
Schooled, owned by big pike 8/25/07 Quentin Warmwater flyfishing 2 08-27-2007 03:47 PM
BIG RIVER PIKE QUEBEC Manitou Warmwater flyfishing 9 08-29-2006 12:01 PM
4/30/06 Housatonic - a few pike (no big ones) and a failed mission Quentin Warmwater flyfishing 6 05-05-2006 08:25 PM
BIG Attitash pike landed... doug Warmwater flyfishing 1 01-24-2001 06:05 PM

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 08:36 PM.

vBulletin Security provided by vBSecurity v2.2.2 (Pro) - vBulletin Mods & Addons Copyright © 2017 DragonByte Technologies Ltd.
Copyright Flyfishingforum.com (All Rights Reserved)