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/ Brown / deer hair / Flash / Krystal Flash / Red /

Big Dog

 
tied by deeky
Fly Type: Poppers/Sliders,
Target Species: Freshwater Bass,
Recommended Region: Central US,
Imitation: Frogs,
Material List:
Hook: Mustad 37187, size 2
Thread: Uni Thread 6/0, brown for tail; Kevlar for body
Tail: Two brown hen hackles, splayed; rootbeer Krystal Flash
Body: Two tones of natural deer hair with a band of red deer hair
Tying Instructions: Tie in the tail hackles and flash. Whip, snip, and cement tail tie in. Spin deer hair body in your desired color scheme. Trim the body to a cigar shape.
Presentation Tips: Yes, this fly really does 'walk the dog', hence the name. Use an open loop to attach to the tippet. Use sharp, short strips for a retrieve with pauses in between.


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