Balloon fly

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  1. Neuroshima

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    What to do with left over balloons and feathers from a kid's birthday party? Tie them to a hook.

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    Your making fly fishin look too easy. :)
     
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    Full report. 10/27/2019, Shelter Island, 7am launch, 12 mph winds from the south.

    3 spotties in 2 hours. Not exactly easy. But I had on a double fly rig. Balloon fly trailing behind a olive/orange clouser, and all 3 fish hit the balloon.
     
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    What’s lb test is your week guard? (And how well does it work compared to the loop style?
     
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    50lb Berkeley Big game. It's only good for size 1-2 hooks or smaller, the diameter/stiffness is a too small for larger hooks. I've tied a few deceivers with the loop style, but I rarely fish them.
     
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