Monthly Archives: March 2005

Dan’s Sal-Mul-Mac Materials List

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Materials List HOOK: Tiemco 611- S size 3/0 to 5/0 – can be tied in tandem, rear hook up for billfish and wahoo. THREAD: White, Danville Fly Master Plus or equivalent. UNDER BODY: Three amp lead wire or non-lead equivalent. … Continue reading

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Lee’s Gurgler Tying Instructions

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Gurgler* By Lee Haskin Tying Instructions 1. Attach 30-40 strands of silver Flashabou at bend to form tail. Cut blunt. (Fig 2) Approx. 1/2 to 1/3 the shank length. Note: tail may also be bucktail, or hackles or combinations of … Continue reading

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Lee’s Gurgler

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Tying Lee’s Gurgler Some of Lee’s Gurgler Variations Lee’s standard saltwater Gurgler Lee’s Pike Gurgler Lee’s Pink Gurgler for Silver salmon Lee’s Mouse Gurgler Lee’s Barracuda Gurgler Lee’s Rattling Gurgler More Information On Lee’s Gurglers

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Lee’s Gurgler Materials List

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Gurgler* by Lee Haskin Materials List Hook: Mustad 34011 OW ; size 1, 1/0 Thread: White and Red 3/0 Uni-fhread, or Kevlar Tail: Silver Flashabou, Holographic, or similar Underbody: Medium Pearl Crystal Chenille, (Option: silver or White) Foam Overbody: White … Continue reading

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Gartside Gurgler Story

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The Gartside Gurgler By Dan Blanton Rich Grau with one of many trophy pike taken on a pike Gurgler Lee Haskin’s Pike Gurgler I was a little (maybe a lot) slow tuning in on to just how effective the Gartside … Continue reading

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Hanley’s Surf Grub Story

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The Surf Grub by Ken Hanley Fly Pattern and Story by Ken Hanley – Photos by G. Kishi I believe many of the patterns created today are variations of past triumphs at the vice. My Surf Grub was inspired by … Continue reading

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Hanley’s Surf Grub Tying Instructions

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The Surf Grub by Ken Hanley Fly Pattern and Story by Ken Hanley – Photos by G. Kishi Tying Instructions Step 1: The Tail AssemblyBegin the fly by securing your thread at a tie-in position just above the hook’s point.  … Continue reading

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Hanley’s Surf Grub Materials List

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Surf Grub by K. Hanley Fly Pattern and story by Ken Hanley – photos by G. Kishi Designed as a non-specific attractor pattern, to imitate such foods as marine worms or crab roe found in the breaking surf. Materials List … Continue reading

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Dan’s SPS Flashtail Whistler Story

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Flashtail flies markedly improve your odds both in freshwater and saltwater. The author took this 29-pound striper on a flashtail Sa-Mul-Mac from California’s San Luis Reservoir. Increasing Your Odds With Flashtails Written and Photographed By Dan Blanton You want to … Continue reading

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Dan’s SPS Flashtail Whistler Tying Instructions

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SPS FLASHTAIL WHISTLER Written and Photographed by Dan Blanton Tying Instructions 1. Place your hook in the vise (barbed or de-barbed), and wrap the thread to just in front of the hook-point. The entire fly will be tied from the … Continue reading

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