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 Post subject: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 5:25 pm 
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Hi Guys, i always try and tie my pike flies to last, but this is one fly i tie that is bomb proof when it comes to pike's teeth. i have been using them for some time and they are the best lasting flies i have. :D :D

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Dark and light green bomber.
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Pink and magenta bomber.
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Orange and yellow bomber.
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White and red bomber.
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White and peacock bomber.
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And a fighter group of bombers :lol: :lol:

These are about 31/2 inch long, and tied on a 4/0 ED SWIER Partridge hook.

Body and heads , Epoxy for a change :lol: :lol:


Hope you like them. the pike do.

Dai. :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:09 pm 
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You have a very wild imagination dude .


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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 7:37 pm 
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nice bucktail dia :lol:

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:01 pm 
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I like those bodys Dai. :D
Cheers Ray.


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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 8:03 pm 
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welshtoffo wrote:
I like those bodys Dai. :D
Cheers Ray.

have to agree the orange one is a real eye cather for me.

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Fri Feb 26, 2010 11:02 pm 
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Very nice Dai,

I dont care what you say, there to good to throw at pike :lol:

I have my latest hollow fleye drying in the vice at present, decided to visit this pattern again. Not making much progress but will post over the weekend. The profile is a little better.


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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:48 am 
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treerat wrote:
You have a very wild imagination dude .


Cheers mate, That's what i like, try to use my imagination all the time with my ties. doing some thing new all the time.

Dai :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:51 am 
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JEM7 wrote:
Very nice Dai,

I dont care what you say, there to good to throw at pike :lol:

I have my latest hollow fleye drying in the vice at present, decided to visit this pattern again. Not making much progress but will post over the weekend. The profile is a little better.


A lot have said the same, to nice :D but the pike think the same. cant keep them off them. :lol: :lol:

Hollow tying, it's all practice mate, i am doing the same practice all the time. and you just get better.

Dai :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:53 am 
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welshtoffo wrote:
I like those bodys Dai. :D
Cheers Ray.


Cheers Ray, the bodys take 1 meter of x/small mylar tubing. to build te to the shape i want.

Dai :wink:

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:55 am 
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Stevie wrote:
welshtoffo wrote:
I like those bodys Dai. :D
Cheers Ray.

have to agree the orange one is a real eye cather for me.


Steve, yes i think the same, did this color as i do very well with flies tied in hot orange and bright yellow.

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 Post subject: Re: Bucktail bomber pike files.
PostPosted: Sat Feb 27, 2010 10:57 am 
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Stevie wrote:
nice bucktail dia :lol:


Steve, Very lucky with my bucktail, have a very good friend in the states. and he hand picks them for me.

Dai.

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