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Old 11-08-2013, 04:14 PM
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Well as I was wading and walking this morning on my fishing outing I ran across a few mice most not more than 1.5" long so I decided to tie up a Micro Mouse to see if I can entice something out to play next time I can get out.

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Only took me an hour of cutting them apart to get one that I liked.
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Nice looking fly. Did you use chenille or something else for the tail?

Just curious, Were the mice in the water? I was always under the impression that mice crossed water under the cover of darkness to improve their chances of making it across. As a result, I was told to use mouse patterns at dusk. Do you agree?
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Old 11-08-2013, 04:53 PM
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Nice looking fly. Did you use chenille or something else for the tail?

Just curious, Were the mice in the water? I was always under the impression that mice crossed water under the cover of darkness to improve their chances of making it across. As a result, I was told to use mouse patterns at dusk. Do you agree?
They were right along the edge of the water about 9:30 this morning, as for if they were crossing that I do not know. They took off in a hurry as I walked over the top of them.

The tail is 1/8" leather bead cord that I took and cut tapered to create a mouse like tail, slightly stiff but still pliable.

As for time of day to fish them I'll probably try them during various hours though dusk would make the most sense.

Hook: Daichii 1710 size 14
Thread: Camel 8/0 Uni
Tail: 1/8" Leather Bead Cord tapered cut
Body: Deer Hair - I choose Comparadun as it was nice and fine for such a small pattern
Ears: Pelt from your deer hair trimmed to size
Head: Rabbit - Natural color dubbed for a nice look.

This was attempt number 5 I kept playing around till it looked right.
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Pretty cool looking mouse! Keep us posted on how they fish.

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Definitely will do, probably be the end of next week before I get out again.
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Nice little fly!

(He may need a cape, a side kick and some theme music - Micro Mouse - Able to entice fish to bite BEFORE he hits the water!
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Maybe you ought to fish a couple in tandem -

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topic name suits the pic
yesterday watched a cartoon)

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Maybe it's me but I see some sort of caddis

Otherwise nice fly
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