tied by FisherOfMen Fly Type:Streamers, Target Species:Freshwater Bass, Recommended Region:Northeast US, Imitation:Mice, Material List: Thread: Grey/Brown 6/0
Legs: Two Grizzly Hackles
Body: Two large Grouse Marabou Feathers
Collar: Grizzly Hackle Tying Instructions: Tie in legs out in a "V", curved out&upward.
Stack and tie grouse marabou towards back of hook shank to create space for collar.
Tie in hackle at stem, wrapping a nice collar.
Whip finish. Presentation Tips: This is my first pattern. It closely mimics and combines traits of 2 different patterns, though I did not realize this at the time of tying.
This streamer is impressionistic, imitating a mouse or a frog on top, while the collar gives the marabou energy subsurface.
GC3769 - Wet Fly & Nymph, 2X Heavy, Sproat bend, Bronze Decent find! Though I've yet to fish with them, these hooks seem well worth the money so far. When tying on them you get plenty of time to look them over and test their strength somewhat. They're sharp with well-formed eyes and seem plenty sturdy enough to land most fish I'll likely tag with them.
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