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Old 01-09-2009, 09:56 PM
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Default Big worm patterns for Bass??

I have fished a plastic "trick" worm many times with a baitcaster for spotted and largemouth bass. I have seen the "Gully Worms" at orvis quite a few times. I wonder how effective the pattern is, or if there are other methods of tying a long worm for Bass fishing.

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Old 01-09-2009, 10:12 PM
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Burk's V worm is described here http://www.flytyingforum.com/pattern126.html. There are many variations of twisting yarns, checnille, etc. I personally use Dave Whitlock's patterns like a Hare jig w/ rabbit strip tail, when fishing a jig and pig substitute. Jack Ellis and others actually use a flyrod to fish a plastic worm.

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Old 01-09-2009, 10:23 PM
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Talking Hmmm

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Jack Ellis and others actually use a flyrod to fish a plastic worm.

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talk about chuck and duck....I'll be out in the yard tomorrow trying that out...just to see if I can dodge it before I try to fish it.

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Old 01-09-2009, 10:34 PM
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Google some of the warmwater tying sites. Lots of variations for worms. Steve Gibson in Fla. uses a ultra chenille worm on a microjig for Oscars and "gills" in the glades. http://stevegibsonflies.ning.com/pho...g?context=user

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Found hare jig article
http://www.mwfly.com/pages/archiveac14.html

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Old 01-12-2009, 09:34 AM
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Default FFing plastic

I have used 4" finesse worms and 6-7" lizards with a fly rod and had good results. I used the smaller worm with a floating line and the lizard with a sinking line. No extra weight on either. One tip is to add a layer of thread to your hook and use a super glue to hold it in place. I rig up a few before I go. I haven't tried it, but I bet the new Sage Bass rods would do a good job with plastics.
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Old 01-12-2009, 10:21 AM
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I tied some last year. Caught a few smallmouth back in the spring. I used a slightly modified slider worm hook for weight and to keep the hook riding up. these are about 6" long. 7-8 wt rods to cast these effectively.

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Look good. How did you make the clasper on the head?
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Old 01-13-2009, 11:55 AM
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Drilled out before heated and dipped in powder paint and then baked. Just like a crappie jig head
They were originally designed for hellgramite patterns but I made up some spring lizards and bass worms also.
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Old 01-13-2009, 09:36 PM
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Looks like it would catch a smallie or two....Great fly...innovative..
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