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post #1 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-05-2019, 07:21 PM Thread Starter
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Micro Swinger For The Rogue

After losing too many fish using patterns tied on AJ 2050 (series) I decided to start tying my Silver Hilton Green Butts on shanks. This little guy is 1.75 inches long.

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Very excellent! Especially the green tag on the trailer hook. Going to have to copy that one!
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Ya, the green tag trailer is pretty cool. Haven't seen that before. Nice job.
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post #4 of 16 (permalink) Old 10-06-2019, 02:45 AM
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really nice and really like the waddington style tag on the trailer hook, a herl butt on it would look nice also, cameron
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It's quick and easy to tie a floss (or yarn or tinsel) "body" and wrap a simple wet fly hackle on a trailing hook for Intruder-type flies, and it really dresses the fly up.
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Hadnít ever thought of a little flavor on the trailer - love that look, and Iíll definitely have to plagiarize - er, imitate it. Nice work!

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Wooooooo! Way sexy!
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When that swims, does the wing stay up or does it go down bc of the weight of the hook?
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When that swims, does the wing stay up or does it go down bc of the weight of the hook?

I cut the shank back to maybe a three quarters of in inch in length (probably a little less). The hook is a small Aqua Flies #6; which, seems to be perfect for half pounders and bigger adults. Wing has good movement in faster water however, it seems most of the takes are in the slow to almost frog water. Both hackles (collars) are very soft rabbit tied in a dubbing loop and schlappen.

Results have been excellent!
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Excellent results on a well thought out beautiful fly, perfection!

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Great fly. This is gold!

I don't have experience tying with tandem/stinger hooks. Could you recommend a connecting material between the rear and front shank? Would love to tie a few.
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Try 30 lb. Berkley Fireline in "smoke" color.

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Love it! Great fly
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Great fly. This is gold!

I don't have experience tying with tandem/stinger hooks. Could you recommend a connecting material between the rear and front shank? Would love to tie a few.
Take care, Shannon

#30 Fireline or Spiderwire
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Down sized a bit with the use of mixed color or tip marked rabbit and a hint of flash could be trout spey killer too.

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