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Old 03-10-2008, 10:07 PM
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12" long
Tail: bunch of purple bucktail
olive flash
8 long olive hackles in circle around shank
4 long merlot hackles in circle around shank
Head: palmer olive rabbit strip forward
large hourglass eyes (eye balz)
Spin black deerhair head and trim

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Old 03-11-2008, 04:34 AM
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Jim, what do you use for a fly box to carry these large flies?
Nice looking eel. FishHawk
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Old 03-11-2008, 07:51 AM
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funny you should ask. I got the biggest Bear's Den foam box. They all fit nicely. Will work for storage at home and in the boat ..... but I wouldn't want to carry that box on the flats. 18"x14"x4" w/ Tuna logo
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Old 03-11-2008, 08:39 AM
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Great Night fly , Jim...It should move a lot of water.
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