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Bait fish

Postby eoghanb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 3:51 am

I was at the vice experimenting with a bit of white foam and came up with this I think the seatrout mite like it
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Re: Bait fish

Postby yngkmd » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:26 am

cool

ive used very similar ones made out of epoxy for rainbows with good success, i imagine any predatory fish will go for it
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Re: Bait fish

Postby eoghanb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 12:58 pm

Hopefully it will dead easy to tie,now time to tie bass sized ones
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Re: Bait fish

Postby SlackLiner » Fri Apr 27, 2012 1:21 pm

Nice looking pattern. A silver with green back version would kill for pollock too. Especially if you were to add a little marabou into the tail for some extra movement, lethal!
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Re: Bait fish

Postby eoghanb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 2:02 pm

Glad ye like it I'll put up tying instructions later
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Bait fish

Postby eoghanb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 9:48 pm

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Hope you like it slack liner :D
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Re: Bait fish

Postby chuckaroo » Fri Apr 27, 2012 10:59 pm

great stuff eoghan, sure to catch fish. and your efforts to post up the pics are greatly appreciated 8)
i might just have a go at something similar to that
whats the thing that you have tied on under the hook shank in the second pic? lead?
and what are the pens you use to colour things in mate?
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Re: Bait fish

Postby eoghanb » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:17 pm

It's lead hopefully it will have a wounded fish action it's also to take some of the buoyancy out of the foam body,the colours are sharpie permanent markers they do loads a colours,and the shiny stuff i got from unwrapping one of those party balloon weights,The cone shaped things,also could use a crunchie chocolate bar wrapper or what ever u spot ,I'm always on the look out,if the pattern is popular I'll name it the Balbriggan baitfish ,Only joking :D

Ps don't forget the coat of epoxy
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Re: Bait fish

Postby chuckaroo » Fri Apr 27, 2012 11:24 pm

thanks for that eoghan. those sharpie markers are the go, i'll have to invest in a few of them. i see some decent ebay offers :wink: and thats clever putting the lead back there :idea: nice1
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Re: Bait fish

Postby SlackLiner » Sun Apr 29, 2012 3:43 pm

No pollock is safe! That looks great, I like your idea with the lead to solve the buoyancy issue too. Lovely looking stuff!
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Re: Bait fish

Postby Tom H » Sun Apr 29, 2012 8:06 pm

8) fly. thanks for posting the photos.
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Postby eoghanb » Sun May 13, 2012 10:40 pm

Two more for you a Sandeel imitation and a blue one
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Re: Bait fish

Postby SeaDoc » Mon May 14, 2012 5:15 pm

Nice bait fish imitation eoghanb might have a go at these thanks for showing how you do it. Just getting into SWFF this year , find it a bit more challenging than fly fishing on rivers and lakes but that's what im liking the most still haven't had much luck yet though.
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