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Ultra Translucent Dubbing

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Anyone ever use this stuff?

I have a variety of colors, but have rarely used it.
To me it's awefully wooly and hard to work onto the thread.

Any tips/advise/patterns using it, please share.

Posted on: 2008/2/23 11:29


Re: Ultra Translucent Dubbing

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I've found exactly that...it's tough to get tight on the thread. I will use it for big weighted stonefly nymphs when I want that wide, wooly body. Other than that, it primarily sits in it's drawer.

Posted on: 2008/2/23 12:25


Re: Ultra Translucent Dubbing

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Matt,
Try using it in a dubbing loop. Some synthetics are just better tied this way..

Posted on: 2008/2/23 16:25
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Re: Ultra Translucent Dubbing

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I don't have a dubbing twister, unless you are willing to cut me a deal on one!

I noticed a lot of the colors are labeled like, damsel green. So, is this dubbing good for the bushey flies.

Also, Bob do you use it, if so could you post a picture?

Posted on: 2008/2/23 17:58
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Re: Ultra Translucent Dubbing

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I don;t own one either..I use my whip finisher...I know a guy who used a 2oz sinker with a paper clip hooked to it...

Posted on: 2008/2/23 19:28






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