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by Vic Velasco
(Reston, VA)



Thursday after work session at the lake. I was casting a size 14 brasshead green weenie and the action was slow - three takers in 15 minutes. I changed out the fly to a blue killer bug with a short tail (same yarn tied on before the wraps start). The action picked up! Seven takers in 15 minutes. I only took pictures of 5. Nothing like a little tug-o-war to shake the work off you at the end of the day

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