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#1 SDK1972


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Posted 25 April 2019 - 07:56 AM

I've been away from the sport for ~ 30 years and started picking up gear again just recently. I am tying my own again of course, and I'm very excited about all the new materials and patterns out there now. It's come a long way since the 80's! Anyway , I remember tying bass divers with a bill I fashioned, like a Rapala's, back then and they slayed bass. I can't recall what I used and would like to know if anyone has a good bill design they have been using with success. The old one I had wasn't very durable and was heavy.

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Posted 25 April 2019 - 09:07 AM

Welcome to the site.  There's a few members who tie billed lures/flies.  You'll get some good information here.

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#3 richmce


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Posted 25 April 2019 - 10:20 PM

there is a product called flylipps. you just tie  the bill on .  they say you can tie the bill either up or down. balancing them is the tricky part

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