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wt bash 12-20-2010 02:53 PM

Some marabou stuff
 
Cabin fever has set in with the shelf ice and slush. We might get a little weather window so I tied a few of these with steelhead/browns in mind. Giving the monster cones a go and I threw a size #1 gamikatsu walleye in there so you guys have an idea how it all looks.

Chobies
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...03-chobies.jpg
Icicles
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...04-icicles.jpg
Sherbet
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...05-sherbet.jpg
Olive Newton John
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...ewton-john.jpg
Darter? Like a darter or Chub or goby
http://www.theflyfishingforum.com/fo...107-darter.jpg

peregrines 12-20-2010 04:06 PM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
Awesome stuff! Those things are going to get slammed.

Have you ever tried swinging this stuff for smallmouth? I would think they'd be chasing those things all over the place too.

Hardyreels 12-20-2010 04:17 PM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
WT,

I think any fish who regularly eats smaller fish will hit those. Is the little disc in the front a sort of wake maker?

wt bash 12-20-2010 08:58 PM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
Thanks guys, the yellow, olive and orage color combo is my favorite for smallies, browns too. The disk is supposed to create a little vortex behind it and keep the marabou "dancing". Its pretty neat the fly takes on a tear drop shape that pulsates, it even looks good in the fast stuff.

mcnerney 12-20-2010 10:22 PM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
Pretty cool looking flies, congrats! The disk looks like it would really be effective, have you ever tried using one at night?

Larry

HuronRiverDan 12-21-2010 07:43 AM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
WT, NICE!!! You tye some awesome tubes....The first one just screamed Smallie when I saw it...I like the monster cones to, just wish they were a little less money...:D Hoping for a little January thaw to cure the Steelhead itch...:D

Dan

wt bash 12-21-2010 08:17 AM

Re: Some marabou stuff
 
I hear that man! Its going up to 31 today now I'm debating wether I go hit a certain tailwater for the shad hatch or hit a certain trib.


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