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Old 11-08-2008, 02:54 PM
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Default Re: A few stillwater patterns I came up with

Here's one more to add to the list.

Star Scud
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HOOK: Sizes 12 to 16 C49S Mustad
WEIGHT: Lead wire
RIB: Fine gold wire.
BODY: H&H Rainbow sow scud dubbing
SHELL BACK: Stillwater Solutions calibaetis midge flex 1/8"

I came up with this pattern in 2005 after a day of fishing at Star Lake. After I came in, I decided to cast from the shore until dark and once dark was upon me I inspected the shoreline to see what nocturnal creatures were active. What I saw were thousands of scuds. Upon closer inspection in front of my headlights I noticed the color of the scuds being a tan color. I chose the rainbow scud dubbing for it's high sparkle qualities in hopes it would attract more trout. It worked and is currently my favorite scud pattern for any stillwaters I fish.

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Star Scud

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