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 Post subject: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 5:03 pm 
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at the wiggle minnow....

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sat May 12, 2012 7:27 pm 
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Very nice. No real surprise there. I need to make a few sometime.


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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 5:56 am 
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I believe you have it. Nice tie.

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 6:37 am 
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Jason...if you ever get ready to do some of these...give me a call first.....theres one or two tips I can give ya that might save ya some aggrivation.

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 7:30 pm 
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Very nice ties. Good segmentation of the colors.


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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
PostPosted: Sun May 13, 2012 11:48 pm 
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OB
O Wow!

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
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The bends look good Tom. You swim them yet? I sat down with Todd and Maniac for a couple hours and just tied these getting tips. I noticed you didn't put the mono loop under the tail. I don't know if it makes a big difference but Todd told me not to tie them without it so I don't.


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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
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kylemc wrote:
The bends look good Tom. You swim them yet? I sat down with Todd and Maniac for a couple hours and just tied these getting tips. I noticed you didn't put the mono loop under the tail. I don't know if it makes a big difference but Todd told me not to tie them without it so I don't.


Kyle...I have'nt gotten to try them out yet.
I did'nt know there was supposed to be a mono loop :roll:

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
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I am one that dont stop at this section of the forum too often, but.... Dang OB!!! Those are sweet!!!! did you use marker for the colors?

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 Post subject: Re: first attempt.....
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La_Trucha wrote:
did you use marker for the colors?


Yeah....Prismacolor art markers. I only had a few foam cylinders in white...so I tried my best to make use of some black and olive ones too.

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