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BowmandjkNovember 5th, 2007, 5:37 pm
erie,penna

Posts: 16
can anyone tell me how to tie a maggot ball and what material to use
SmallstreamNovember 5th, 2007, 7:46 pm
State College, PA

Posts: 103
eewww whats a maggot ball?
FlybinderNovember 5th, 2007, 11:56 pm
Oregon Coast

Posts: 60
Unable to post a picture here, I can "try" and tell you what the Maggot Ball fly is like!?!
Tied on a #14 scud hook.
Take 3 to 4 strands of antron white yarn,or, equivalent.1" long
Using 6/0 or 8/0 black thread, tie one end of yarn to hook.Mid shank.
On loose end, QUICKLY singe end with a lighter or match, until end melts and turns dark. (either dark brown or black, depending on type of yarn used).
That's about it,for a "Maggot Ball" fly!
Hope this helps and hope you catch fish on it! In larger sizes, this fly's been used for steelhead quite often!
Flybinder:
"You should'a been here, NEXT week,the fishing's great!"
LamNovember 6th, 2007, 4:48 am
Lancaster, PA

Posts: 81
http://www.steelheadquarters.com/top_5_flies.htm



A picture can be found at the above site.
BowmandjkNovember 6th, 2007, 12:01 pm
erie,penna

Posts: 16
lam and flybinder thanks for the info i heard they where great for steelhead and early trout ill give them a try thanks again

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