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Old 05-06-2010, 06:58 PM
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Hi Folks this is my Favorite Warm Water Frog....The Messinger Frog and also my most Important Fly....This was my most difficult Fly...I will gladly answer any Questions...This is not spun on Deer hair....



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Nice one Slinger,

OK I'll bite, if that isn't deer hair please tell me how you did it......................

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FlySlinger: Nice work, it sure looks like spun deer hair, can't wait to hear how you tied that fly.

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OK I'll bite, if that isn't deer hair please tell me how you did it......................

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Hi Boys.this Fly is not Spun on....it is done with the Messinger Style of putting Deer on it is done in a square knot method...It is done in the method of the Messineger Familly...I am sorry why i can't get a little more illaberate but I am moveing my house....I will have more time this evening

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-We are waiting...
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Well to make this Frog you need a special Video from Joe Messinger....This is a very special Frog....When placed in the water it will kick....It takes an up right vice....It took me about 5 Months to learn this Frog If you want to learn this frog Write or call Joe Messinger for this vedio.It would take me Volumes of text...to try and teach you the technique envovled in tying this frog....

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Here's a PDF of a 1991 American Angler article that explains it.... sort of

http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/docu...resistible.pdf
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here is a step by step and article i found!!

http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/docu...ktail-Frog.pdf
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here is a step by step and article i found!!

http://www.warmwaterflytyer.com/docu...ktail-Frog.pdf
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I found this frog a little more difficult than this artictile shows....But I always have a more difficult time with Fly's ....But maybe I am a little more thick headed than the Average fellow....you should give it a try


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