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Old 04-16-2013, 10:33 PM
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Default Re: Favorite bass fly

This is a very simple fly I tie, I call it the rubber bunny. It works great on the smallmouths and carp in the finger lakes area rivers. I tie it in sizes 4, 6, 8, and 10. It works well for carp in the two smaller sizes . It's just a bunny leech with rubber legs as a tail, and bead chain eyes. Sometimes I will put a collar of orange master brite dubbing as well. But honestly it catches fish either way.

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Cheap and easy to tie, as you can see, I'm not much good at tying flies. I buy my trout flies, but these are so easy and cheap to tie, that I have a go at them. Really surprised the first time I hooked a big ol carp on one. I had my three weight. I didn't catch him either. I tie them on using a Duncan loop, seem to be slightly more effective with a bit of added action. I bounce them along the bottom in the deep holes and runs in summer. Always catch some very nice bass on them. My favorite cuz they are easy and cheap. I tie the smaller sizes for use on my 3 weight and for carp. Big bass will eat a size 8 without hesitation.
They work great for rock bass and largemouths to. I'm going to tie some on size 2 hooks and add weed guards.


Last edited by mryan2176; 04-16-2013 at 10:37 PM. Reason: forgot something
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