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Old 12-16-2011, 02:31 AM
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What size of Wapsi Woolly Bugger chenille would you guys recommend for buggers tied on 3X long hooks in sizes 8 and 10? I was thinking about using medium because I've always used medium chenille and didn't have any issues, but I was wondering if smaller would be better since this chenille is a little more bulky.
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Default Re: Wapsi bugger chenille?

i saw a video of wooly bugger being tied that suggested using a size smaller than normal. AS for waspi, im not sure of thickness, but i usually use small for size 10 and smaller and medium for 8 and larger. i'll PM you the video.
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What size of Wapsi Woolly Bugger chenille would you guys recommend for buggers tied on 3X long hooks in sizes 8 and 10? I was thinking about using medium because I've always used medium chenille and didn't have any issues, but I was wondering if smaller would be better since this chenille is a little more bulky.
Small size works just fine.
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I use medium on my 4 and 6, I agree small on 8 to 10.
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Thanks for the info folks, it never occurred to think about different size chenille! I have been using medium on everything but that is fixing to change.

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