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#1 denduke

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Posted 13 February 2019 - 08:33 PM

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#2 RickZieger

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 10:17 AM

I am using more purple flies now than I did before. Also orange.

Good looking flies.

 

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#3 Philly

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 02:36 PM

Nice flies.  It's one color I've never had luck with.  I know it's popular on the dark side for bass fishing.   I've caught a couple weakfish on a fly that imitated  a hot buck tail and soft plastic combination that everyone was fishing at the time.   It was a red over white buck tail jig with a purple fire tail plastic worm threaded on the hook.  I tied up a couple.   Used purple estaz for the body and tail with a bunch of hot pink marabou wrapped on the end, dumbbell eyes and red over white buck tail tied behind the hook eye.  Did have a couple of largemouth bass follow it in my local creek.  I still think I have one left.  Another old fly to dig up and give it a shot in the spring for bass.


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#4 denduke

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Posted 14 February 2019 - 07:47 PM

Popular for salty stuff mostly...
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#5 Philly

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 09:34 AM

I was looking for some flies for another post and found the fly I was describing.  I'll take a picture and post it later.


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#6 Philly

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Posted 15 February 2019 - 09:23 PM

Here's the only fly I've tied that has a lot of purple in it.   It's gotta be 15 years old.  After I looked at the picture after I downloaded it to my computer, I realized  the twist in the tail was untwisting and pieces of the pink portion were coming loose.  I'll have to see how I can improve on it.

 

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#7 DarrellP

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Posted 19 February 2019 - 07:54 AM

Purple is the best Bass worm color, IMHO.
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