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Old 03-19-2012, 06:22 AM
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Default Re: Gartside's Soft Hackle Streamer Variants

Originally Posted by Hardyreels View Post

These style ties always intrigue me, I've tied a lot of flies but never anything like these. What do you use them for, I'm speaking species wise?

You may be surprised at the multitude of species I can catch we these guys. I live in MI and fish them up here for Largemouth/Smallmouth, Pike, hell even trout once in a while. In the salt, they work great for just about anything with an appetite. When wet they really slim down and form a nice profile. Can be a pain to tie, but once you get used to palmering the soft hackles they go pretty quick.
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