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Old 09-04-2005, 05:56 PM
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Default favorite bucktail jig color?

I'm tieing up some bucktails and wondering what everyone uses?
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Old 09-04-2005, 07:13 PM
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I like the pearls with grays and dark greens on top.



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Chartuese, white and then yellow. My experience with them is however limited.
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Old 09-04-2005, 09:15 PM
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we throw alot of 1.5 and 2.0 smilling bill bucktails in white here in r.i. at the breachways. I'm trying some black ones. I've got a mold for 4 and 5 oz smilling bills I'm tieing for the cape cod canel. I've got 70 jigs poured, I tied some black, some white with olive, white with pink, white w/yellow. white/chartruce. I'm just wondering what's everyone best color
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Old 09-05-2005, 07:12 PM
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White is my favorite. White bucktail tried and proven true, thats the way i look at it.
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Old 09-06-2005, 10:17 AM
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white,yellow a close second,when you tie them,tie them sparce and long, also I like a green saddle hackle on each side and a small patch of red tied backwards in the throat area..
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Old 09-06-2005, 01:07 PM
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Be sure to do a few in dull boring brown. A sharpie turned me on to that 2 years ago and he was right - it's a killer color at night.
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Old 09-09-2005, 10:32 PM
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thanks for the tips. here's a picture of some. thanks again ed.
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Old 09-15-2005, 03:01 AM
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White with red or chartuese thread and white bucktail with silver mixed in.
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when you guys wrap you own bucktails do you put the electrical tape over top of the thread? or just leave the thread.

If you leave the thread showing and tips on how to make it real secure(i have a feeling mine already is but I don't want all the buck coming off)
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Hi skip
Welcome to the site.
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Old 09-15-2005, 11:22 PM
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when you guys wrap you own bucktails do you put the electrical tape over top of the thread? or just leave the thread.
A nice thick coat of 5 minute epoxy. I prefer Z-Poxy brand as it dries nice and clear. Most fly shops will have it.
If you don't have a rotary drier just keep turning it in your hand until it sets up - only takes a few minutes.
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White and yellow, with red and white porkgrind
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I use sally hanson hard as nails polish clear cheap and it works no sag and dries fast
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