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Smallmouth Masquerade

 
tied by WetMaster
Target Species: Trout,
Recommended Region: not available Northeast US, Northwest US, Southeast US, Southwest US, Central US, Alaska, Western Canada, Eastern Canada,
Imitation: General Baitfish,
Material List:
Hook: 3X long Streamer (1-4)
Thread: brown 3/0
Body: yellow floss
Rib: silver tinsel
Tag: silver tinsel
Wing: Brown bucktail
Overwing: dark brown bucktail
Topping: several strands of peacock herl
Bottom wing/underwing: several strands of crystal flash paired with white and dark brown bucktail
Head: epoxy/laquer with painted eyes

Tying Instructions: 1. Tie in thread and run it to the end of the shank
2. Tie in tinsel and floss
3. Make a long smooth body of floss 3/4 the shank
4. Wrap tinsel to make a tag and rib
5. Tie off tinsel
6. Tie in wing
7. Tie in overwing and topping
8. Trim off exsess
9. Tie in crystal flash
10. tie in brown and white bucktail
11. Make a fairly large head and whip finish
12. coat with epoxy
13: paint eyes and cover with another coat of epoxy
13. Dry it out

The End
Presentation Tips: This fky imitates a smallmouth fingerling so it is good for many species, including trout, bass, etc. etc. Fish it with a streamer/baitfish presentation.


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