Originally Posted by jeffnles1
I caught over 50 crappie on my fly rod tonight. I was using a crappie streamer I more or less made up. It's about the easiest tie ever.
A clump of white maribou with some crystal flash for the tail. Wrap tinsel silver side out up the hook to the eye. Wrap red thread for the head (about 1/8 the hook shank length).
I use size 6, 8, and 10 for hooks, standard streamer size hooks (the same ones I use for woolie buggers.
That's it for the tie. It takes about 5 minutes to tie it if one is being careful.
I catch bass, bluegill and crappie on these, especially when they are chasing bait fish up agains the shore or stick ups.
what do you use to get your line down to where the school is?
"We try to be perfect, but we're only fishermen. We wade out into the water, we don't walk on top of it."