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The Perfect Woolly
Bugger!: Many flies were developed from the Woolly Bugger, German Raoul Kempkes got back to it and created a very simple pattern which is extremely durable and very easy to tie. Only a few materials are needed to tie a great pattern which is highly versatile. The perfect Woolly Bugger!
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The CDC & Elk family
Warm water: In Virginia, the rivers are full of crayfish. Author Michael Smith AKA Rybolov went last week to the South Fork of the Shenandoah, and in a meter-square area along the shoreline, there had to be at least 30 crayfish. That may be why Skip's Dad works so well there.
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Read the article on the Susquehanna River
A great chub imitation, I like to fish this one in slower pools where the marabou and rabbit fur give that extra motion to the fly. I also like to substitute estaz for the spun rabbit fur onsome flies to add a little extra flash.