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Old 05-19-2008, 12:04 PM
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Bendback Flies

I've always had one or two bendback style flies in my fly boxes but rarely used them over a clouser, deceiver, or conventional bucktail patterns... The past couple weeks I've been using large bendback style bucktail streamers up in the stumps, trees, bushes, and other flooded backwaters for Pike and Bass...

I am amazed how weedless and snag proof these flies are given they don't have specific weed guards... The power of an upturned hook and a well balanced fly... The are also easy to cast on windy days when a weeless deer hair diver/slider can't be casted...

Not sure who invented these designs but its a good one! I think the bucktail bendbacks w/ rattle bodies are gonna get a lot of good use in a couple weeks in Cape Canaveral for Redfish, Snook, Jacks, and whatever else we can target.
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