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<p><br /></p><p>This is my answer to the gear chuckers spinnerbait, a clouser minnow with a propeller<br /><br /><br />
<img src="http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Flies/DSC00230.jpg" alt="http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/Flies/DSC00230.jpg" /><br /><br />
The video shows that if tied to the tippet with a non-slip mono knot that it will not twist the leader<br /><br /><br />
That\'s a Alabama spot from the Tallapossa River ARF Fall Shindig.<br /><br />
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<img src="http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/ARF/1004090813a.jpg" alt="http://i714.photobucket.com/albums/ww145/PurpleSquirrel18/ARF/1004090813a.jpg" /></p>
02-28-2010, 11:33 PM
Nice I like , I tie something similar also and some french spinners for the fly rod , they will produce when nothing else will.
02-28-2010, 11:43 PM
Looks nice! Here's a good deal, I'll send you my address and you can send my some flies!
03-02-2010, 02:32 PM
<p>Looks cool, I tie something similar to a spinnerbait. I tie it 2 ways, one is with rabbit in a dubbing loop around the eye and the other is estaz. Both fish very well on a sink tip line. I originally saw the pattern online and liked it so I can't take credit for the design, but the estaz head I can. In the water the mono bends back when stripped and looks very fishy. I tied it late in the year so I didnt get to fish it that much but, will this year.</p>
<p>Here is a cell phone shot of the estaz one:</p>
<br /> <a href="http://s182.photobucket.com/albums/x178/CCG_TX/?action=view&current=fly-2.jpg" target="_blank" target="_blank"><img src="http://i182.photobucket.com/albums/x178/CCG_TX/fly-2.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket" /></a>
03-04-2010, 02:28 PM
<p>I like that prop clouser and I\'m gonna have to try tying a few. I\'ve bought several like the one FlySlingerCole has showing, they looked interesting on the shelf, but not in the water.</p>
03-04-2010, 09:26 PM
I tie these for early spring and they are deadly on smallies. <a href="http://s206.photobucket.com/albums/bb125/smfisher/?action=view&current=100_3765.jpg" target="_blank" target="_blank"><img src="http://i206.photobucket.com/albums/bb125/smfisher/100_3765.jpg" border="0" alt="Photobucket" /></a>
03-04-2010, 09:41 PM
They all look good guys, Hope to see some post on fishing trips with these hanging out of a few fishes mouths.
03-04-2010, 10:43 PM
<p> I've bought several like the one FlySlingerCole has showing, they looked interesting on the shelf, but not in the water.</p>
<p>I have no clue where you bought one at as this is a fairly new pattern and from my understanding has not even been picked up by anyone yet. Did you fish it on a sink tip? The one you had must have been tied wrong.</p>
03-05-2010, 07:59 AM
<p>I know I still have 2 of those in the bag they came in. The arm is shorter and the "blade" is thicker and done in silver so not identical but sold as a fly rod answer to the spinnerbait. I\'ll be home around the 20th and I\'ll dig them out and either post or PM you a pic. I bought them in FL so that was at least 4-5yrs ago.</p>
03-14-2010, 04:38 PM
Having to back trace all my pre forum changeover and recomment ( I got wiped of the forum and all my post are shown as made by a guest)
Here is a couple of old pic's from the Fall ARF Tallapoosa Shindig in 2009
03-14-2010, 05:36 PM
I got wiped of the forum and all my post are shown as made by a guest
Sorry abou that PS. It was accidental.
Great looking fly. Giving me some ideas. TX for sharing.
04-18-2010, 09:56 PM
I never thought about adding a prop to a Clouser. Great idea. I tied up a bunch of wooly buggers with them and even a few Deceivers with props. They all worked well. Does the color of the prop make a difference? I noticed the ones in the pictures have a gold prop.
04-19-2010, 05:49 PM
I don't thinks it matters too much difference, it's a matter of personal prefrence or in my case it was the only color I had ;)
here's a few pic's from the ARF N. Al Gathering this past weekend.
I really like how it works :)
04-22-2010, 10:56 PM
Those look killer and nice and heavy (just how I like them)
04-22-2010, 11:06 PM
It reminds me of whistler jig.
04-24-2010, 10:42 AM
I like spinner-flies, they used to be common for fly fishermen to use for all kinds of fish, but have kind of fallen out of favor. I have a spinnerbait for the fly rod, but it's still top-secret.
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