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Pat Cohen's SF Fugly Packer


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#1 TheCream

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:45 AM

I have had the tool for all of 2.5 days and only tied 2 bugs with it, and I will say it is the bomb. It is so much easier to use than the little old Brassie packer I have used, and the ball point pen housing just wasn't working that great for me. I figured the Fugly was worth a shot and am not the least bit disappointed.

Fugly vs Brassie, slight size difference:

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Bug #1 after packing, no trimmed pics of this one yet:

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Bug #2:

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#2 Chefben4

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 07:51 AM

I am impressed. Looks less dangerous too! I cant tell you how many times I slipped with a Brassie and ended up with hook dug into my hand.
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#3 bad fish rising

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 08:15 AM

dude those are sweet bugs

#4 KHoss

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 11:00 AM

great tool for sure!

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#5 Margaretann

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 05:48 PM

Great flies!

#6 Bruce Derington

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Posted 24 September 2012 - 06:56 PM

Yep I ordered one the other day, should be here any time!
Oh yeah, those are some nice ties :lol:

#7 Bruce Derington

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Posted 27 September 2012 - 06:30 PM

Yep I ordered one the other day, should be here any time!
Oh yeah, those are some nice ties :lol:



OMG, got Pat's hair packer, that thing is outrageous, friggin huge! Also rec'd one of his Blue Gill Punk Rockers and it is rather lrge as well, great stuff.

#8 TheCream

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 06:31 AM


Yep I ordered one the other day, should be here any time!
Oh yeah, those are some nice ties :lol:



OMG, got Pat's hair packer, that thing is outrageous, friggin huge! Also rec'd one of his Blue Gill Punk Rockers and it is rather lrge as well, great stuff.


It packs deer hair like a champ, and in the event of a home invasion, can also be used as a weapon against intruders. :)

#9 bluegill576

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Posted 28 September 2012 - 05:23 PM

That is awesome. Great tool and fly. I love the slogan "packing them tight since 2011"

#10 ditz2

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Posted 22 January 2013 - 10:47 AM

Cream....You should tie those on stainless hooks to reduce the chance of rust. I would want those to last a loooooooooog time. Fantastic hair bugs. I really like to tie them as well but they sure take me a lot of time and they don't look near as good as yours. Those are works of art and too nice to fish.



#11 Fishypieter

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:11 AM

Very Nice looking tool.

You can also use it to lip land fish if you want. LOL


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#12 Crotalus

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Posted 23 January 2013 - 08:53 AM

This is on my shopping list for Somerset on Friday.


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#13 David Romanillos

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 02:39 AM

It´s wonderful,


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#14 Rocco

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Posted 24 January 2013 - 08:20 AM

Hell with deer hair, paint it black and you've got a pretty fair interrogation tool!

 

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#15 Crotalus

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Posted 26 January 2013 - 06:42 PM

Well my deer hair skills are by far inferior to TheCream and Pat but the Fugly packer even helped me.  I spent quite awhile watching Pat tie yesterday and bought a Fugly packer.  I pulled an old mouse out from last year and tied a new one today.

 

I still need a ton of improvement in most skills involving seer hair, but tightness is not one of them anymore.  The left fly was done with the Fugly packer, I didnt complete trim it yet, just the bottom to show a comparison to the old fly.  The old fly on the left was done with a dowel rod that I drilled a hole in visible in the background.  The picture doesnt do it justice, there is a ton of difference in how the two flies feel.

 

Next I need to try some of the things that I learned from Pat regarding hair selection and technique, but i wanted an apples to apples comparison between the two packers first.

 

 

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