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Rainy day creation. I’m calling it a Wiggle Tail Fluke Fly. Combining ppacchiarini’s wiggle tail with Jonathan Kiley’s fluke fly and using purple estaz, rabbit and a black holographic wiggle tail. Going to make it in Pearl and chartreuse also.  Easy to cast (7wt) and the movement is cool swimming just beneath the surface.  First test caught 3 species.  Largemouth, catfish and crappie. 

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Hook is a  PR350 2/0 ,Magnum cut rabbit,.35 lead free 11 wraps on back ,

Kileys version uses a medium thin finz
2mm foam 1/4 wide strip wrapped around hook   

This is the original versions I’ve tied 

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Regular estaz (lightly trimmed on front  then coated with BSI Foam cure glue first then at very end after eyes are on a light coat of a flexible UV 

My Variations.  Dive blade, rattle, and wiggle tails (small or medium )

I attach the wiggle tail to a small swivel and connect it to fly using articulated wire  

Here’s his video on the original.  I’ve also made a bunch of his thin finz minnows and micro minnows with and without weight.  
 

 

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