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    Default smallie "chow"

    here is a few that might make them green rockets fat....






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    very cool bugs.. do those on the left glow in the dark? I haven't seen that material before.

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    I dont think they glow in the dark.......Thanks be safe
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    olesmoke-

    Did you tie these flies? If you did, would you mind sharing the recipes?

    Thanks

    Bill

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    sure kentuckytroutbum I learn everyday from what others share.

    first fly crawdad
    mustad 3366 size6
    thread to match body color
    fern/brown cray fishtail (www.easterntrophies.com)
    estaz chenille color of choice
    sili legs to match

    second autumn splendor

    mustad 3366 size 4/6/8
    brass cone to match hook size
    tail: brown marabou--twist upper part of marabou and wrap for under body
    krystal flash copper
    brown saddle hackle
    yellow sili legs

    third streamer

    mustad 3366 size 4
    black thread 6/0
    white bucktail belly
    krystal flash pearl
    gold flashabou
    peacock herl
    red calftail throat
    head & wing is white congo hair
    color with black perma marker for back
    small doll eyes---I don't use them often for fishing

    hope this is clear enough to understand what I'm trying to use on my hairballs.Be safe
    "never let a day go by without telling the CHILDREN how special they are"

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    Great flies! Those will all fish and catch some good ones at that...
    "Then He said to them, 'Follow Me, and I will make you fishers of men.'" Matthew 4:19

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    olesmoke-

    Thanks for sharing with us. I'll have to tie some of these, and try them out. I'll let you know how they worked for me.

    Bill

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    Good looking bugs as usual
    "Have no fear of perfection - you'll never reach it."
    Salvador Dali

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    appreciate it flyman ....coming from you means a lot to this ole hairballhooker.
    "never let a day go by without telling the CHILDREN how special they are"

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