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using buckhair on a spey fly??????


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#1 troutpounder

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 12:50 PM

I have a question. I was sitting at my bench last night and I had an idea. I Tied a streamer with a bucktail wing that ran out the back like a big wing. My thinking is that bucktail should hold it shape underwater, so it will give my fly a big profile, than with the marabou it will have lots of movement. So my question is, does my logic make any since??? The fly looks sweet. Ill post some picture later on. Thank you



#2 Piker20

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 01:02 PM

Yep perfect sense. I would look for the softest tails you can find so your wing doesn't look too splayed.
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Posted 23 November 2014 - 02:38 PM

Here it is

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#4 mikechell

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 07:25 PM

That will be fun to watch in the water.  With all that marabou, you should get plenty of movement. 


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