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Fluke

Largest Aquatic Insect
Since we've wandered off topic a little, I've got a question. Have any of you noticed when a dragon fly carries your fly a few feet?  My last fishing day before this trip was interesting for th
Quick Trips
Made it to Texoma for some Kayak Fishing. Trolled tandem rig Bucktail Jig/Fluke and the Clousers.  Looked like the Stripers wanted the Jig over the Clouser.   [youtube]http://youtu.be/bl
From the Saltwater Bench
Here you go fall flys....first one is an albie (little tunny) fly that works no matter what the bait.  It works in blitzing fish when stripped at a medium to slow speed like a easy meal.  Th
panfish flies help
The baitcaster I have an cast from an unweighted soft plastic zoom fluke, to a 1ounce buck tail, you just have to adjust the brake, which is the pressure in the revolving spool, or else you'll end up
cling wrap shrimp and some gurglers
Haven't heard about any specks on the Seaside yet - the VA season's closed until August, so it's likely that nobody's targeting them. You're right about the secretive nature of the trout fishermen her
Foil & Fur
I made a white Holo-Ghost last night. It is a VERY cool pattern. It looks a lot like a Fluke Jerk Bait. I cast it a pond behind Target on Back Beach Rd. It got bit in the little retention pond. Short
Few patterns vs. Allot of patterns.
I'm still a newbie, but I like versitility. This past Saturday I spent time on a small brookie creek. I used the following flies in a 5 hour period: - Standard Klinkhammer - Caddis Klinkhammer - Parac
Best Big-Fish-Eats-Little-Fish Story
Another situation I was in ... this was before my previous post, and I'd almost forgotten about it.  Philly's story about the tooth marks brought it back.   I was fishing with my Brother-n-L
RBF: Jigging blank
I'm looking for a blank for bucktail jigging for fluke. I will be jigging spro style bucktails anywhere from 2 oz to 6 ozAny suggestions?[b]Reply to topic here http://www.rodbuildingforum.com/index.p
J Stockard....FTF sponsor?
Within the past two weeks I placed an order with GCO and received it VERY quickly. The hooks were good and sharp, true to size, and really excellent all around. The best budget hook I have u
flat fish on fly.
I don't know what species you have over there, but the summer flounder here (fluke) are voracious predators that'll smack anything that comes near them. The trick is to locate them in water that's sha
Fish Mystery
Here is the problem. Im pretty familiarwith that area and so although I will likely be corrected by someone with more knowledge there should be no splake in blue mesa except by fluke. Itis possible th
A few more brush streamers for bass
Tested and approved. [IMG]http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff411/TheCream1/IMGP3830.jpg[/IMG] [IMG]http://i1234.photobucket.com/albums/ff411/TheCream1/IMGP3834.jpg[/IMG] These things get an unex
Up to Date
Hey everyone - hope all is well! Been very busy with work and fishing! Have to make that money though! I hope everyone is doing well! Below are some pics of my new fly patterns an
Messing with a 4/0 Jig Hook
Thanks everyone! Capt Lemay,do you fish jighook flies a lot? It seems latley the jighooks are getting very popular, I like em for a different look, weedless attributes and hook rides up. I wanna m
First run of the season
I'm not sure of the differnce in freshwater and the saltwater stripers never had the chance to fish for a freshwater one. I'll fish for blues, fluke, false albacore, and weakfish. [/quote] Do
Wading Boots
I will for sure give them another shot, my Metalheads are actually at Korkers right now (I sent them in last week) so once I get them back I'll be trying them again. I've always liked Korkers,
The Flats Minnow
"The Flats Minnow" I use these flies for bass, fluke and weakfish sight casting on flats near me.
Burrowing Sandeels
Burrowing Sandeel Flies Mixed colors - also great for fluke!
Back at it!!
We have to get you out of Michigan, your a saltwater man at heart! Dude plan a trip to long island and come fish with me, you have have a blast! Striped bass up to 20lbs, bluefish and fluke on
Think outside the box
Requesting to anyone and everyones comments. This post is about special flies that many of us may not use a lot. This includeds imitations for sea robins, flounder, fluke, killies, blackfish, blowfish
Flatfish fly
lol tide water f* u! lol, just kidding. I know its not my best. Anyhow I didnt even think about creating baby flounder or fluke for big bass. Thanks for the posting surf. That may be the next flou
Baitfish Pattern Party
All baitfish flies for bass, blues, weaks, and fluke! From left to right 1 - Baitfish fly with a clear cure goo fly lip for added swimming movements! love these! Incredible action in th
Islamorada, FL Report
Absoloutley awesome brother! Now I have to get you up to Long Island for some Stripedbass and Fluke Flats fishing! You would love it! Glad you caught em up! Great pics!
Tarpon / NY Lobster, Shrimp Fly
Thanks everyone for the great comments! Thanks PeterJay for info. I wish we could fish together lol we think alike! I totally agree bass will eat and do eat anything - even blue claws I have
Joe's Bendback Flies
These are my favorite colored bendback flies to use for bass blues albies fluke weaks ect. I truly believe these can catch everything from fresh to salt. Very versatile fly, endless possibilities!
Creek, Back bay go to fly
The flies below are all small baitfish patterns for April into May and June. All the fish moving in our on small bait. These flies work great for me and are simple to tie. I like fishing them on an in
2 Flies
Big Ugly is one of my fav flies to get a "sluggo" type action with a fast stripping motion to intice large striped bass. Mr Fluke is a small Jiggy fly tied with tan and white super hair an
Flies!!!
Bunch of flies for the spring and summer bass, blues , fluke and weakfish run! Flies Names - Baby Wiggler - Grass Shrimp - Greenback Crease Fly, Clouser Minnows and epoxy baitfish -Synthetic
Fly Tyers Dungeon as of 12/4/11
I have seen many posts with orders and contact info regarding FTD (Fly Tyers Dungeon) I placed my order this past Thursday and sent the mad scientist an email. Literally 3 hours later I got an email t
Fly Tying Bench - JWM72
Here is my tying and rod building room. I started tying about 15 years ago and that was when I built my tying desk and material storage cabinet. The main tying desk is made from birch. The desk has a
When tying/testing out a new nymph pattern.
My old fishing club had a saying: "Bring whatever you want... just bring [i]two[/i]!" That being said, to truely prove a new fly to myself, I need to catch three fish on it. One is a fl
Upside Down Frog Tutorial
Thanks, folks. I have been looking for something that was easy to tie, but still as weedless as possible for a while now. When you lash fur and feathers as badly as I do (I make up for being sloppy
Looking for baitcasting blank for fw bass and sw bucktailing
Looking for a blank for bucktailing fluke (3/4oz to 1 1/2 oz bucktails) and general freshwater bass use (Rat-l-Traps, spinnerbaits, buzzbaits, worms). Will probably mount a Shimano Curado reel on it.
Last Gasp
QUOTE (Fred H. @ Jun 21 2010, 08:55 PM) [attachment=25807:DSC_0025.JPG]Prototype for the warmwater invitation swap. I tie a similar pattern for saltwater but I think this will work very well
foxing around
Great looking group! That electric chicken color is sometimes a hot one for Striped Bass too! Most folks who use it in the Chesapeake Bay are fishing fluke type plastic baits, or sometimes S
Smallmouth Streamer Swap
this smallie angler is in. ill be tying my new fluke type fly called the shannon streamer. rich mc
6:30 in the morning
well guys i heard rumors of catchin trout on a popper... yup browns attack poppers on the river.about 6:30 this morning i was on the weber just as the sun was cresting the amazing rockies, pickin off
Crease flies
Take#3... I went for the rounded look.. Not the zoom fluke look. LOL!!!
Ostrich Egg
I was working a pattern to fish similar to a fluke style of soft plastic. My problem was the under body of the fly and holding the marabou from completely collapsing to the shank. I had tried a vari
Need immediate help,
QUOTE (Horseshoes @ Aug 20 2009, 12:16 AM) OK OK!!! Bad choice of words. I get home from vacation to read the snag chatter and now I'm not sure what I am being accused of. Ge
Resembles a fluke
QUOTE (JJD @ Aug 4 2009, 03:32 PM) I think one of the best fluke immitations is a rather obscure pattern called a mirrolure fly. It's used more frequenly for saltwater and it took the cur
Need supplier
I use mostly circle & Kahle{Mustad}hooks for my tying.Sqeeze down most of my barbs.Rigged some bottom fluke{summer flounder}rigs last 2 days & hope to get em wet tomorrow.Flies still aint pret
Beginner's Lefty's Deceiver Again
Excellent- Great proportions, the long bucktail will prevent the saddles from fouling around the hook and will give it excellent action in the water. And it's just the right amount of bucktail- s
Rating Fly Database Patterns
i would say no to ratings. are you rating the fly or really the tyer?? obviously the newbie tyer is gonna get the lowest rating and that may discourage them from submitting more patterns.you could wor
cold bass
Just south of you I'm fishing #6 stinger hook streamers DEEEEEEEEEEEP and SLOOOOOOOOOW and hitting just a few Pulled up one this weekend fishing some big stuff in about 8ft. of 42/43 degree water
RBF: Please Give Information
I have absolutely no background or experience in Fly fishing. I usually make spinners and casting rods. Can anyone direct me in the right direction. I fish a lot of saltwater for bluefish and striper,
Outerbanks in Aug.
I stopped in here looking for fly patterns for specks or reds, and saw this.Summer's a tough time on the Outer Banks. It's hot, lots of tourists there, and there aren't a lot of fish bitin
RBF: Broken rod...why?
Hey folks,I just finished and presented a Tiger Eye rod built on a 6'6" medium/heavy 2 pc blank. The guy I gave it to fished it Saturday on some respectable redfish, and I went with him on a trip toda
Poly-bear vs Poly Bear?
Angler's Choice Poly Bear has become one of my favorite materials for redfish. I saw on Bob Marriott's site that Spirit River makes a product called Poly-Bear. Does anyone know if there is a
Specimen fishing
Thanks for the World of help, I am now wondering if the Sparr isn't what You called Hamarr. Either way to advoid confusion in My counts I will name it as the people who stocked the lake named it a
A letter to the fly tying Forum...
Your discussion has dozens of tangents that we could go off on, but it begs a few questions...Do you just want to be a more effective fish catcher? Throw out the bells and whistles and focus on effect
Big Bad Bunny And Chicken Tube
Very nice. i tie alot of tubes like this one. I'm a bunny fanatic (hence the nickname under my screen name dubbed on me by Steeldrifter LOL). I tie up one very similar that I call the "Bad
How do you spell overrated?
I never doubted them for a second. SC should be in the NC game and not Florida. We could take out the Buckeyes and the Gators anyday anytime. UCLA was a fluke loss.
need some help with brown mallard
how in the world do you tie it in? i thought i had it, but it must have been a fluke
What gets your heart pumping??
I catch flouder and fluke on the flyrod, never as targeted species though. They are always incidental bycatches.I can't pick a favorite, but if I had to it would be the striper because it can be
Spinning deer hair
I still have trouble but starting to get the hang of it, I did a copy of dave whitlocks fruit coctail and it turned out great, kind of a fluke because I mess up 4 out of 5 of them, the fish don&
Bass Worm, Zonker, and Leech Material??
i have made one with black chenile and a little chartrues crystal flash at the end of the tail. designed to look like the bass worms i use. haven't tried it out yet. waste of time untill i can
new salmon rod
Not sure if I have a fluke rod but Steeldrifter can asure the guys carrying broken Orvis rods down stream in search of new ones.The Legend Elite will please your needs and leave youi happy.Me and St
Whats the best flyfishing river
The Bow River may be nice, but we're talking east of the Mississippi. I'd have to say the Housatonic River in MA and CT. In its upper reaches there's outstanding trout, smallmouth, ca
Soft hackle flies
Thanks Graham. I used size 14 or 16 in Taneycomo. River was 100 yards wide and 4' deep at the deepest on the shoal - it was 400 yards long. I had used soft hackles only a few times before -
A little experiment
John,I'd probably fit well into the column of fly tyer/fisher your describing... After years of accumulating new or experimental flies a half dozen at a time I finally got tired of 'em taking
What are you tying tonight
Ah, well depends on how you tie the ESL, dictates how close they are related to the NW ones. I've found the egg part isn't much of a big deal, so I don't tie them anymore (may be better
Roybal Flies
the only roybals i know of (which is just a fluke), run bear creek adventures in New Mexico. Maybe throw an email their way and see if they know anything about said flies. ummmm, www.bearcreekadventu
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