Limestone Special

Limestone Special

Postby Todd B. on Thu Sep 23, 2010 12:35 pm

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Tyer: Bob Jurmain

Hook: Mustad 9672 #6-#10
Bead: Black (size appropriate for hook)
Tail: White maraboo
Hackle: Purple saddle hackle
Body: Ice Dub UV Pearl or Diamond Braid Tinsel Pearl
Wing: White maraboo (optional), Silver Doctor Blue (or Purple) maraboo, Dark blue or black flash (optional)

Variation: palmer hackle through wing Matuka style
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Re: Limestone Special

Postby bobfly on Thu Sep 30, 2010 9:29 am

We've also being fishing slimmer versions: smaller hackle, top maribou tied in at the eye, tight under the palmered hackle. The real trick is to find the right depth that the larger trout are cruising and make the appropriate retrieve, either fast and jerky or slow and steady. Because of the clear water, the Silver Doctor Blue (cerulean blue) is very visible. Purple maribou may be closer to the natural colour of a minnow.
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