+ Reply to Thread
Results 1 to 9 of 9

Thread: GUACAMOLE STICK BUG - FOTW - Jun 3, 2013

Hybrid View

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Sep 2002
    Location
    Bothell, WA, USA
    Posts
    1,788
    Blog Entries
    1

    Default GUACAMOLE STICK BUG - FOTW - Jun 3, 2013

    GUACAMOLE STICK BUG
    Every once in a while a good friend of mine will call me and want to go fishing on the Elk River which is the tail waters below Tim's Ford Dam here in Tennessee. The last time he called, we had a great time together and caught rainbows and browns plus a couple brookies. I noticed that he would get three strikes to my two strikes and I asked him what fly he was using and he told me it was a Guacamole Stick Bug.
    Last edited by rtidd; 06-17-2013 at 01:28 AM.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    3,515

    Default

    Thanks, John

    I need to do more and plan too. I find that I enjoy doing them even though they can be time consuming. Not sure what I have to offer is worth putting out there, but, I will still do more soon.
    Warren
    Fly fishing and fly tying are two things that I do, and when I am doing them, they are the only 2 things I think about. They clear my mind.

  3. #3
    Join Date
    Jun 2006
    Location
    NE Gwinnett Co., GA
    Posts
    4,801

    Default

    I got in my box of string (second hand inheritance from a long ago tyer) and found some floss like material of approximately the right color and knocked one conehead and one bead head version. They are an easy tie and should work in Georgia, what I am thinking, silver bead, white marabou, body and white or grizzly hackle equals a crappie and white bass / wiper catcher.
    It's easier to fool people than to convince them that they have been fooled. Mark Twain

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Nov 2004
    Location
    Tennessee
    Posts
    3,515

    Default

    Jesse,

    Please be sure to report how they worked for you. I have had great success with this pattern on all species.
    Warren
    Fly fishing and fly tying are two things that I do, and when I am doing them, they are the only 2 things I think about. They clear my mind.

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Nov 2008
    Location
    Lafayette, Tennessee
    Posts
    786

    Default

    Good looking fly Warren. I'll bet even creek chubs would take a shot at it.
    The mountains are calling, and I must go.

    John Muir

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Sep 2005
    Location
    Middle Tennessee
    Posts
    145

    Default

    The 2 flies that Warren mentions in his FOTW submission (Guacamole Stick Bug and Eat at Chuck's) were the creations of Chuck Robinson, formerly owner of The Flychucker in Brentwood. He is a master certified casting instructor (FFF) and touched a lot of middle Tennessee fly fishers during the years he spent here. Chuck has since moved to Washington state and is a little closer to his hometown of Kalispell, MT. He's a great all-around guy and I hope to fish with him again someday.

+ Reply to Thread

Tags for this Thread

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts