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 Post subject: Articulated Streamers
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:36 pm 
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I had the privilege to watch an articulated streamer being tied at the Expo. It was worth standing there for sure. I have the materials and am trying to imitate the pattern. Was wondering if you all have any advice on articulated streamer and/or articulated flies in general. New territory for me.

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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 7:48 pm 
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Be careful Brad....before long.....you'll be putting out tube flies and getting yourself a spey rod :o .


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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
PostPosted: Thu Nov 12, 2009 8:15 pm 
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Here's attempt one.
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I need to put my Estaz on the front section a lot thicker next try.

I want to learn to spey cast :)

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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
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I'm not sure how much help I could be on the flies.....but after left behinds....I can tell ya several sinking lines are gonna be on my wish list!! The other thing I kind of learned...was that I could probably downsize a lot of streamers for trout....gonna be tying some "super buggers" and smaller sculpin patterns....inch....inch and a half long. Dr. Death is good in a size 4...maybe even a 2 ....rabbit strips need to stay short and a little less flash.
The man to talk to is Josh....one thing he did show me was that when you make that mono connection...its good to have a couple of beads in front of the loop holding the second hook....helps keep things from fouling. I was gonna experiment with some split rings too....but just have'nt gotten to it.

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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 7:52 am 
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Overbrook the fellow I was watching used wire for the connection. I had some left over from a King Mackerel trip several years ago that feels like the right Gage.

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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
PostPosted: Fri Nov 13, 2009 9:24 am 
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Brad:
About a year ago Josh put a tutorial over on the High Rent Forum under tutorials and Lee Murdock also put a copy on his site.
http://flyfishmagazine.blogspot.com/200 ... loups.html
Pretty good step by step.
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 Post subject: Re: Articulated Streamers
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Thanks. That helped. I did really study it when I first saw it. Now when I'm trying to make some picked up several good pointers.

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