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Striped Pike Buzzard

Great for summer pike and bass here in Bemidji, MN. Hook - Mustad 3407 3/0, Thread - Ultra 210 black, Tail - grizzly feathers over mixture of Fly Tyers Dungeon Pearl Web - Olive, Body - wire dubbing brush with Fly Tyers Dungeon Crystal Web - Hot Green, Head - Yellow and Orange schlappen feathers, Eye - Spirit River Real-Eyes Plus 7/32 Nickel/Yellow. Tied weedless (hook up). Fished just on the edge of bullrushes along shoreline breaks in 5-8 ft of water.