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Big Eye Polar Glow Baitfish

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Big Eye Polar Glow Baitfish

Weedless Design

100% Synthetic Polar Fiber Hair 

Polar Fiber moves like Marabou feathers.

Extremely durable and hydrophobic

Big soft molded Glow in the Dark eyes. I prefer big eyes on most of my patterns. I think eyes are a key for a predator attraction. 

Each tie-in point is epoxied for superior durability.

Premium B10S hooks
Sizes 3" with #2 hook
          4" with 1/0 Hook

I have been using Glow in the dark  tape and eyes since the 1970's. 
I first tried it for salmon on the rivers that flow into the Great Lakes and the beaches and piers. Since that time I started to integrate it in my flytying for others species. In lowlight, twilight periods it made a difference. I now use Glow when I'm fishing in off colored, stained waters. On overcast days in clear water and when fishing deep weed beds. It has, at times, really helped me put a few extra fish in the net. It's not magic. It's just another tool to use when conditions warrant.
These Big Eye Polar Baitfish flies have glow in the dark eyes and just a little flash tied inside the fly. This creates a subtle inner glow that gets a predators attention.

These streamers are really easy to cast even on a 5-6 weight setup. They are not weighted and when I want to fish deeper I will use a sink tip or full sink line.

I tie most of my flies with a mono inverted V weedguard. In rivers with plenty of wood cover, you can cast deep inside that cover without the concern of hanging up. How many times have you tried to just fish the edges of cover only to snag up. It happens more often than not. You not only lose the fly but if you try get it loose, you disturbed that spot for quite a few hours. When fishing in a drift boat or canoe, moving downstream, you only have a short period of time to hit that spot before you drift by. 
Using a weedguard allows you to cast deep into that cover without fear. You will present your fly to fish that will not come out to the edges when they're not actively feeding. Most fishermen will not cast into those areas. You have the opportunity to present your fly to fish that rarely see a fly that deep into cover. Fishing is a lot more enjoyable when you can eliminate the problem.

I generally use a strip and pause retrieve in open water and if I see a fish following I tend to strip faster.
When fishing cover, I will crawl the fly slowly and and when it comes to edge, I will stop and let it fall for a couple seconds before I start stripping again. 

If you have any questions please contact me. If I don't have the answer, I probably know someone who does.
Thanks for considering my flies for your next trip.