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Grizzly Shad tied by dsaavedra Fly Type: Streamers
Target Species: Freshwater Bass
Recommended Region: Northeast US
Imitation: General Baitfish
silver dumbbell or bead chain eyes
embossed silver tinsel
grizzly wetfly hackle
tie on eyes.
tie on a wrap forward tinsel.
tie on large bunch of gray marabou.
tie on a matched pair of large grizzly hackle on either side of hookshank.
tie in around 6 strands of pearl flashabou on either side of hook shank.
CATCH A BASS!!!
steady retreive, stop and go retrieve, fish it like any other streamer.
(Note: when wet, the ugly poofy marabou will compress and look alot nicer, and not poofy, it will be about the same width as the hackles, making for a great minnow immitation.)
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