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Posted 26 August 2010 - 10:09 PM
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Posted 26 August 2010 - 10:48 PM
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Posted 26 August 2010 - 10:58 PM
I do like a Deceiver, but my go to subsurface is the Clouser....I tie my Clouser Minnows and Deceivers in baby bass and shad patterns, but I also favor orange over white and yellow over white for clear, shallow water on bright days. Pink over white with a white rabbit strip tail instead of hackle feathers KILLS stripers and hybrids in the jumps on the big rivers here....great pattern for the white bass as well!
Posted 27 August 2010 - 10:16 AM
Hey we have "real" bass here in Maryland as well. Just not where I fish!
Posted 30 August 2010 - 12:15 PM
It was one of the Black Beauty Bala poppers I posted in teh warmwater fly database early last week. No frills...just black on black and big.
Posted 30 August 2010 - 12:36 PM
I knew that popper would get'em.
I didn't see any replies on good knots so I thought I'd take a shot.
Two most important things: Lubrication and steady pressure/tightening. Lubrication from saliva or for heavier leaders, lip balm works great.
When tightening, mono gets thinner as it is passing over and around itself within the knot, as long as you keep a steady pull, it will stretch and tighten, once you relax the grip on the line and/or hook, the mono re-expands and that knot will never slip. Problem comes in when the knot isn't pulled till its seated and some stretch is felt or pressure is let off and then reapplied.
Not saying you can't tie knots, shit happens. Just thought I'd post that little info for those that may be unsure what goes wrong.
Again, great story,
I've got a few folders with photos of flies, these get more updates than my videos:
Posted 30 August 2010 - 06:42 PM
I swear on all my new stints it's honest to goodness true story, no embelishment, not even a little. I see this guy at the lake often....next time, I'm gonna get his name and his autograph to put in my display case with that fly!