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Re: Egg flies

2010/8/9 16:23
Posts: 3281

flipnfly wrote:
not to hijack the topic but to save the mods time of them moving it to here has anyone tried and is this rig legal here in pa? this has me interested....

Just wanted to state that these rigs are not allowed in the fly fishing only sections of the Salmon River.

Posted on: 2010/10/20 19:25

Re: Egg flies

2009/6/3 22:34
Posts: 144
I agree that the McFly Foam is much easier to use. I've been tying with the Wapsi stuff for a while and I just got my first pack of McFly Foam. I'm totally sold on the stuff now. I Think I'm going to have tie 30,000,000,000 eggs to use up all the Wapsi stuff.

How the heck do you guys tie a sucker spawn? I don't have fat fingers and I still can't get the yarn to cooperate. I'm temped to tie them on a streamer hook so I have room to make the wraps.

Posted on: 2010/10/24 22:35

Re: Egg flies

2008/8/24 20:26
From Mount Joy, PA
Posts: 2390
I've been using angora yarn on a scud hook to tie my sucker spawn. Just make a loop, secure with a few wraps, and work your way down the hook.

Posted on: 2010/10/24 23:15

Re: Egg flies

2006/9/11 13:33
From Lehigh Valley
Posts: 3415

groove790 wrote:
How the heck do you guys tie a sucker spawn?

Posted on: 2010/10/25 8:16

Re: Egg flies

2006/9/12 21:16
From Suburban Pittsburgh
Posts: 1180
+1 for Angora yarn SS. Micro glo bug yarn is my other choice. No doubt if you can tie a glo bug, you easily tie a SS or Crystal Spawn, that video tutorial should help. Sometimes I'll lash 2 or 3 strands of crystal flash to the hook before tying in the yarn.

Posted on: 2010/10/25 9:38
~ Leave only your footprints ~

Re: Egg flies

2006/10/18 15:46
From Patterson twp, Pa (Beaver Falls)
Posts: 6276
Greg, use a tooth pick or part of your bodkin. Work from back to front, and wrap the yarn over top of the bodkin to get your loop. Put 2 wraps over it, and then advance thread... repeat. I'll have to come by and show you.

Posted on: 2010/10/25 22:45

Re: Egg flies

2009/2/6 18:59
From pittsburgh
Posts: 1149
i tie my suckerspawns with globug yarn but i do it like a scrambeled egg pattern i thought i had a pic of it but if you want to see how it looks ill be glad to show ya

Posted on: 2010/10/26 17:55
fly fishing - an addiction in which no one wants an intervention


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