Category Archives: Dan’s SPS Flashtail Whistler

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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Dan’s SPS Flashtail Whistler Materials List

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SPS FLASHTAIL WHISTLER an original by Dan Blanton Materials List Hook: Tiemco 800S or Wright & McGill 254 plated 2/0 to 4/0(use short-shank hooks only! Thread: Danville’s Fly-Master Plus or equivalent, red. Snag guard: Size 6 or 7 doubled single … Continue reading

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