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grassonfly 02-21-2012 04:28 PM

peacock herl
 
i have seen tiers top deceivers and other minnow flies with peacock herl, what is the function of this?

gatortransplant 02-21-2012 04:33 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Because its the greatest. And it gives that dark, iridescent effect that's seen on the backs of many baitfish. But basically because it's the greatest. Definitely my favorite tying material.

sinner 02-21-2012 07:07 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Greatest stuff known to man !!!! :cool:

crazyfish13 02-21-2012 07:12 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Makes fish bite an flat out works hand down!!!

grassonfly 02-21-2012 07:43 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
wow didnt know i was missing out on so much.

theboz 02-21-2012 08:20 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Herl Great stuff . Wish it could be copied synthetically. Breaks easy. Looks so real.

grassonfly 02-21-2012 08:58 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
anything else i should be adding to my flies?

oarfish 02-21-2012 09:09 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Quote:

Originally Posted by theboz (Post 401226)
Herl Great stuff . Wish it could be copied synthetically. Breaks easy. Looks so real.

Why would you want a synthetic herl, more plastic in our rivers.

webrx 02-21-2012 10:59 PM

Re: peacock herl
 
Peacock Herl and Flashabou, are both great materials that can add a little zing to your ties. I have to agree that Herl is number one though, don't leave home without it. Heck, you can catch fish with a hook wrapped in peacock herl and nothing else - especially when midges are hatching.

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theboz 02-22-2012 01:49 AM

Re: peacock herl
 
Guess I better stop using thread, head cement, flashabou, tinsel,fiberhair,foam,epoxy and soft skin.


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