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  1. #1
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    Default Thanks Byron/ The Green Weenie

    Every day this summer Byron has pushed the green weenie on the fishing report. I was catching some fish on pjeasant tails and princes, and I had a hard time trying what looked like a piece of yarn on a hook, but when my go-to nymphs fell through last week I broke down and tied on a green weenie. Some fishing buddies give me **** for it, but the green weenie is my new go-to summer dropper. The brookis and the bows couldn't get enough today. Thanks Byron.

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    The "Greenie" has always been very effective for me in early May and mid September..........enjoy it, for it won't last too long...........tight lines

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    I haven't seen a greenweenie except in pictures,but to me it looks like you could twist a pipe cleaner around a hook and color it green and be good to go.
    I know that's going a bit too far..but whenever I see one that's what I think of,a pipe cleaner.
    Last edited by Rebelsoul; 09-10-2009 at 09:26 AM.

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    Default Inchworm similar to Green Weenie

    Gone fishing.

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    How do you guys fish the greenie weenie? Mine tend to drag along the bottom but I am thinking I need to get them off the bottom somehow. (yes this is a serious question)...

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    I am still a rookie, but on most average size streams I have been dropping it 18-24 inches from a parachute hopper or royal wulff and having great luck.

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