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Old 03-18-2012, 09:44 AM
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Default Re: What have you been tying today?

Bellyaches work great!
The original uses a heavy tungsten belly to keep the hook riding up.
Almost all of my bigger fish this winter were taken on a natural/grizzly bellyache minnow. I have tied a few larger versions with dumbell eyes too on 2/0 hooks for pike or musky (we'll see...)

Here is my 'staple' version that works best around here in slow water and lakes, gamakatsu sc15 #4 hook, med. tungsten belly:
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