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EP Bluegill and Perch


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#1 amras

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 11:22 AM

I just got some ep fibers and wanted to ask if anyone had any advise on tying bluegills and perch like the ones on puglisi's site or on orvis's site. I tied a bluegill and it turned out ok but not exactly what I wanted.



#2 heavynets

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Posted 31 May 2015 - 08:30 PM

I tied this one using super hair. It's easy to tie, but takes some time. However, it's one of my best produces for catching large mouth and small mouth bass.

http://www.indyflyca...abybluegill.htm

#3 Big Fly Bob

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Posted 01 June 2015 - 05:15 PM

I usually tie all mine in all white or pearl and color them in Prismatic colors. Works pretty well.

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#4 Philly

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Posted 01 June 2015 - 09:46 PM

There are a couple of styles of tying you can try one is "high tying" and the other is v-tying. Which will produce a wide body pattern like a sunfish.

This one is v-tied

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This one is high tied

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This one's also high tied with more spacing between where the material is tied in

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Varying the amount and spacing of the materials you can tie various body styles.
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#5 Guest_rich mc_*

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Posted 02 June 2015 - 07:35 AM

 I cant post a photo but have tied a good bluegill pattern copying tom nixons  calcasiou  pigboat boat.  used craft hair for the tail and bluegill colored silicone  for the body

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