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Old 01-13-2005, 09:50 AM
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Unfortunately I lack the technology to post photos, but the flies aren't that complicated. I use a heavy streamer hook (steelhead hooks work well) usually a #2 or 1/0. I tie it so the rabbit strip hangs about three inches past the hook bend, and hold the rabbit strip along the top of the fly by ribbing it with wire or heavy thread. For a body, chenille works as well as anything, but you can get fancy and use dubbing. Don't make the deer hair head too big, or you won't get it to fish under the surface. One final tip--figure a way to have the rabbit strip come off the hook bend encased in a 1" piece of EZ body or mylar tubing. This minimizes the rabbit strip wrapping around the hook bend.
Writing this makes me want to tie some. I think the temp outside is around 5 degrees. It will be a while before I get to use them!
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Old 01-13-2005, 10:22 AM
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Thanks for the detail. In place of mylar tubing, I might try this with a simple wire loop guard to keep the tail from wrapping around the hook bend.

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I'm glad someone mentioned wooly buggers. Great subsurface lure! Works great for bluegills and crappies as well!
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