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Old 01-07-2000, 06:42 AM
backman backman is offline
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Alabama flies

<P><FONT color=black face=Verdana,Geneva size=2>Or how to make a sailfish fly; Eden White style.</FONT></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><FONT face=Verdana size=2>Take one fly rod and clear line.&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Make a long 20' leader w/ a 20# test weak spot.&nbsp; Add an Owner 1/0 3x wire hook.</FONT></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><FONT face=Verdana size=2>Fly body:&nbsp; one live and squirming goggle eye; hooked thru back.</FONT></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><FONT face=Verdana size=2>Pay out 75' and wait.</FONT></P><P>&nbsp;</P><P><FONT face=Verdana size=2>FWIW - the gog puts a pretty good bend in the fly rod by itself!</FONT></P>
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Old 01-07-2000, 09:56 AM
J.Horton J.Horton is offline
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RE: Alabama flies

One of the things I like about the Southern fishermen is that they seem to be much more open to trying different things.

The result is that they come up with crazy and unconventional methods, and subsequently improve the catching.

Here in NE it seems that the mere mention of any natural bait brings derisive criticism.

Why do you suppose that is?

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Old 01-07-2000, 01:42 PM
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RE: Alabama flies

<P><FONT color=black face=Verdana,Geneva size=2>-presumed yankee superiority?&nbsp; I know I've had good luck in the past with flies that swam (or could crawl) under their own power :-)</FONT></P>
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